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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Workers manufacturing wooden wagon components inside International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. One worker is drilling holes in wooden pieces. The factor...


Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1898-01-04 

Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...

Date: 1929-01 

Description: Main stairway of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.'s residence at 50 East Huron Street. This view is of the section of stairway from the first landing to the second lan...


Sheet Metal Shop

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Men work in the sheet metal shop of the farm machinery engineering department of the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "Part of...

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...


Bartholomay Family

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) and her husband, Henry Bartholomay, Jr. pose with their children, from left, Henry Conrad, Catherine, and Elsa Marie fo...

Date: 1925-02-26 

Description: Workers setting type for printing documents or labels at a print shop operated by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department(?).

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man views a model of an early header. Original caption reads, "This display of the "header", a machine that preceded today's modern combine, brings back...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Female factory workers inspect ball bearings at an International Harvester factory. The factory produced aerial torpedoes for the U.S. Military.

Date: 1925-04 

Description: Three employees of the Publicity Division of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department: Mr. Cooley, Mr. Remley and Miss McNulty.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The "Carousel Bear" sitting astride a Farmall Cub tractor at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1942-06-02 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "Walter R. Hallberg, superintendent of Harvester's special machine tool shop, inspects a rebuilt milling machine placed in operatin...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Factory workers assembling tractors at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works in Chicago.

Date: 1934-03-21 

Description: Several storage racks stocked with hanging gears and machine parts fill a room at the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1910-02-19 

Description: Eight gentlemen play billiards inside the Deering Works (factory) club house. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...

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,...

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