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Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Julius Friesser, master taxidermist, mounting one of the five cows that occupy the International Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indust...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman sits behind a desk in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An undated photograph of a convention of District 1 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. A sign in the background bears a picture of President Fr...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Display in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. The display consists of a McCormick Farmall tractor with a mannequin sitting o...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Metal wheels hanging from the ceiling at International Harvester's Plano Works. The wheels appear to ready for dipping in a liquid bath. The factory was la...

Date: 1915 

Description: Fritzie, the pet Dachshund of the Schmidt family, poses standing on a library table in the family home in Chicago. There is a framed picture of a hunting d...

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: An International truck is hoisted at an angle in the air by chains in a service shop, most likely at an International Harvester dealership. In the backgrou...

Date: 1929 

Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.


Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1943 

Description: Two nurses test C.E. Stevens' blood pressure and hemoglobin prior to his blood donation at the Red Cross blood bank. The original caption reads, "Blood pre...

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1948-11-02 

Description: WENR in Chicago broadcasts the first live national television presidential election returns when Truman upset Dewey.

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: A McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher modified for display at the McCormick Works factory showroom.

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Children visiting the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A barn and an International truck are in the background.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two men working on a farm scene for the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

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