Date: 1900 

Description: A factory worker faces away from the camera while standing on a wooden bench and uses a stick to reach into a furnace at the McCormick Reaper Works. Molten...

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers operating marchinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Workers boxing McCormick-Deering mowers for shipment inside the packing department at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was built in 1...


Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Date: 1936-06-15 

Description: International C-1 "industrial motion picture sound truck" in transit along a Chicago city street. The truck was owned by the Chicago Film Laboratory.

Date: 1935 

Description: Sparks fly from a machine operated by a worker inside International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: Davis Campbell, Decatur Cartage Company's safe driver, leans out the driver's window of an International truck.

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: 1911 

Description: Chicago Tribune cartoonist John T. McCutcheon with his Wright Model B airplane, probably photographed at Cicero Field. McCutcheon is sometimes referred to...


Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: International Harvester's McCormick Works at dusk. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harvester in 1...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages along the streets in front of the city block that housed the McCormick Reaper Building. The building...

Date: 1944-06-26 

Description: Two Wisconsin delegates to the Republican Party National Convention held in Chicago, Illinois. Looking at a newspaper, left to right: Cyrus Philipp, Milwau...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rows of belt-driven machines inside the "automatic screw machine shop" at International Harvester's McCormick Works(?). According the original caption, "al...

Date: 1944 

Description: Men work at stations in the machine shop of International Harvester Company's engineering department. The original caption reads, "Scene from a part of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of st...

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