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Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Office staff and factory foremen at the McCormick Reaper Works. The men in the top row from left to right are: Wm. Schaefer, Palmer, Herman Veller (machin...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn disk harrow.


Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1935 

Description: Worker mills TracTracTor (crawler tractor) rear end housings in a machine shop at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1925-11-08 

Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Sunday" tribune titled "Largest Staff of Its Kind in the World — At N.W.U." featuring a photograph of Richard Ely and h...

Date: 1936 

Description: Factory workers test binder knotters at the McCormick Works.


Description: Workers tending to International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 1st Blv...


Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering industrial winch tractor.

Date: 1928-10-04 

Description: Deering binder on display outside International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Wisconsin exhibit at Union Depot (Milwaukee Road), in Chicago, showing Kenneth Kramer of Highland Park, Illinois.


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: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

Date: 1947 

Description: Numerous cars driving on what appears to be the Michigan Avenue Bridge in front of the Wrigley and Tribune buildings. There is a clock tower on the Wrigley...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Man driving an International Model M highwheeler with the Chicago skyline in the background. The Model M, introduced in 1915, was rated at 1000 pounds carr...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Man operating an International dump truck near the Standard Glass Company on La Salle Street, possibly in Chicago.

Date: 1972 

Description: Elevated view of a group of salesmen and "Cameo Girl" saleswomen from Bestline Incorporated. They are standing in a snow-covered parking lot in front of tw...

Date: 1918-01-28 

Description: Streams of water from fire hoses are trained into the upper windows of a storefront which is encased in thick ice. A written description of this photograph...

Date: 1917-11-21 

Description: A pole and evener for horse-drawn farm machinery leaning up against a shed. The shed is most likely in a factory yard at International Harvester's McCormic...


Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...


Description: Factory workers reading in the Deering Works Club library. A librarian appears to be checking books in and out to a line of employees.

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