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Date: 1926-11-10 

Description: Workers, including some African Americans, assembling mower gear housings along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory...

Date: 1942 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works wears long gloves while testing condensing units for leaks.

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: McCormick-Deering Model 21 2-row corn picker mounted on a Farmall F-30 tractor in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three women pose holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Worker spray painting the rear wheel well of a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

Date: 1919-09 

Description: Full-length seated portrait of Wilhelmina Petersen, mother of William F. Petersen M.D. She is wearing the dress that she wore to the wedding of her son to...

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker at West Pullman Works stands behind a counter surrounded by metal pieces in the ball bearing plant.

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: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1923-03-29 

Description: Workers tending to McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Elevated view of visitors examining a 915 hydrostatic combine (harvester-thresher) in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indu...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1936-05-09 

Description: Workers making molds for castings with new sand conveyor units inside the foundry of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was bui...

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