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Date: 1947 

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

Date: 1918-05-08 

Description: Machinery at International Harvester's McCormick Works. Parts are layed out in front of the machine, and "Good Night" is written on the side in chalk.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Waist-up vignetted studio portrait of brother and sister. Conrad Seipp (1883-1909) sits on the lap of his sister Alma (1876-1966) for a half length studio...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: International 8-16 tractors entering a paint booth(?) on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Photograph

Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1934-03-20 

Description: Large storage area containing pieces of canvas for agricultural implements at the McCormick Works (factory). The bins in the right foreground of the image...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A factory worker with a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1918 

Description: Factory workers tend to machines on wheeled carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The carts run along a track embedded in the floor.

Date: 1939-09-11 

Description: Engineering photograph of experimental McCormick-Deering Farmall B tractor with 32 inch rear wheels.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: William O. Petersen, in a costume (Tracht) of Bavarian or Tyrolean style, poses seated on a bench with his arm around a small dog. He is wearing short lede...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Workers assembling engine components and tightening head bolts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits behind a glass wall while operating a piece of machinery as part of an International Harvester display recruiting additional workers during Wo...

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1939-09-11 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering Farmall B tractor with 32" rear wheels and a single front wheel. A white backdrop hangs in the...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of nineteen-year-old Ernst Conrad Schmidt, grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, and an owner of Black Point Estate. He i...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Works twine mill use machines to wind twine onto spools.

Photograph

Combing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sisal combing machines inside an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: Photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" completed by a mother giving her 15-year-old son permission to work. The form reads: "THIS CERTIFICATE NOT T...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

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