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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker wearing eyeglasses is holding a metal part while standing at a large machine in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Christmas at Church

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Interior view of a church with large Christmas trees on either side of the Neo-Gothic altar. Between the trees is an arched sign proclaiming, in German, "G...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Entrance hall and main staircase of 675 Rush Street [?].

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of William O. Petersen (1924 - 2012), attorney and owner of Black Point Estate with his wife, Jane Jordan Browne. Peters...

Date: 1928-02-26 

Description: Six scenes of miniature landscapes and interiors comprise a tablescape honoring six decades in the life of Emma Seipp Schmidt on the occasion of her sixtie...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers use drills or drivers on metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...

Date: 1936-07-29 

Description: Workers pouring alloy into a stream of iron in the foundry of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 1st Blvd.

Photograph

Clara Seipp

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Clara Seipp, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a dress and coat with hat, muff and gl...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Workers manufacturing wooden wagon components inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. One worker is drilling holes in wooden pieces. The factor...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Early McCormick reaper at McCormick Works. There is a white sheet hung in the background for a backdrop.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers use hammers and other tools to construct binder attachments(?) while standing at workstations inside a room at the McCormick Works. Piles o...

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman sit at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The wom...

Date: 1949 

Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.

Photograph

Petersen House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The fireplace in the living room of the Edward Petersen house features a classical revival surround and mantel. A small stuffed toy dog sits under a carved...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1934-05-31 

Description: An International paneled station wagon ("woody") on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1934 

Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.

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