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Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Portrait of William Howard Taft, used in his 1908 presidential election campaign.

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

Date: 1930 

Description: Female factory workers assembling parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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Emma Seipp

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp poses for her portrait seated on a chair holding a kitten and a small pillow in her lap. Emma is wearing a short dress with lace trim, a hat, an...

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Rows of lockers with screen doors, probably at the McCormick Works. Some of the lockers contain hats, shoes, and coats. A long bench runs along wall of lo...

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Photograph

Strictly Kosher

Date:  date unknown

Description: At an unidentified kosher butcher shop, a butcher holds up a chicken for a customer to examine. A sign in the background indicates that the butchers were m...

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

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: 1917-08-22 

Description: Factory worker placing a piece of wood into a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date: 1959 

Description: Workers steady a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) as it is moved by a ceiling-mounted conveyor at an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

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