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Date: 1901 

Description: Shipping crates at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company factory. The crates contain a Little 4 mower bound for Anderson & Mattson of Malmo, a McCormick...

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...

Date: 1918-08-29 ca.

Description: U.S. soldiers standing in a street with military trucks parked along a curb near the McCormick Works. The truck bodies were likely built under military con...

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...


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: 1936-07-08 

Description: Factory workers test mowers at the at McCormick Works.


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: 1972 

Description: Rusty Brda of Schiller Park, Illinois (left) and Aileen Baumgardner of Merrillville, Indiana, "Cameo Girl" saleswomen for Bestline Incorporated, carry Best...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Ben Bergor, a Madison area magician (standing third from the left), with a group of Chicago area magicians. Identified individuals are (seated, left to rig...

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Slightly elevated view of women workers measuring, cutting and sewing sections of canvas for binder back curtains, combine hoods and curtains, burlap bags,...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The office staff of International Harvester's Weber Works poses beneath an American flag in front of the exterior office door. Weber Works produced wagons.

Date: 1938-12-09 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor (wood model) designated as model "2F".

Date: 1945 

Description: Man loading a box into an International K-7 truck with semi-trailer, operated by Motor Express, Inc. The truck is backed up to the loading dock of a buildi...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Man stands with a pie container next to an International model D-15-M truck with Metro body. According to the original caption, "Chef Wright" is the driver...

Date: 1933-09-08 

Description: A woman sits on a tractor for the "Century of Progress" world's fair, possibly in preparation for the Automotive Week parade.


Chicago Stockyards

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of cattle stockyards. Cattle can be seen in many different pens.

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons (left bird possibly a different species). The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...

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