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Date: 1887 after

Description: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' monument to Abraham Lincoln, installed 1887. Image shows the bronze sculpture from its foot framed by young foliage in the backgro...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker operates a machine consisting of multiple gears while seated at a table at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1949-05 

Description: Man in driver's seat inside International Metro truck parked outside the Sievert Corp.

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 a cut-out of...

Date: 1906-06-12 

Description: A document for employing children. The left side reads: "EMPLOYMENT OF CHILD. AFFIDAVIT UNDER ACT OF 1893. Name of Child_ Residence_ Filed and en...

Date: 1942-11-17 

Description: Interior view of factory workstations in the Instrument Checking and Repairing Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1919-03-31 

Description: Outdoor portrait of an employee(?) of McCormick Works (factory) standing near a building.

Photograph

Chemical Laboratory

Date: 1944 

Description: Gertrude Satina weighs a piece of steel in the chemical laboratory at the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "This photo shows th...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Front of dinner menu for the "North American" for the season. Gives rates for cruises on the "North American" or "South American" between Chicago, Illinois...

Date: 1925-04-14 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering tractor with fenders apparently designed for use in orchards or groves.

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of broadcast seeders sold by International Harvester. Features an illustration of a farmer in t...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype photograph of a man in oriental dress on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. He stands behind a gate; a sign warns, "No Admittance...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Photograph

Vegetable Store

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Small vegetable store known as the North Shore (Home Grown) Vegetable House, along the north shore of Lake Michigan. To the right of the store two men are...

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: 1919-02-26 

Description: Dentist chair, table, and other equipment inside the dentist's office at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick...

Date: 1948 

Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"

Photograph

Emma Huck Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Emma Huck Seipp (1855-1891). She is standing and wearing a floor length sleeveless gown and opera length gloves. Emma was the first...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman moves a curtain out of the way of an electrical fan sitting on a desk. Near the fan are some books, a floral arrangement, and a notepad. Outdoors,...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: Tractors, agricultural machinery and trucks on display inside International Harvester's exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

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