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Date:  date unknown

Description: An undated photograph of a convention of District 1 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. A sign in the background bears a picture of President Fr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posed with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ornately decorated library at 675 Rush Street. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family in 1879. After McCormick's death in 1884, the h...

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of young men receive instruction in the apprentice classroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1884-01-07 

Description: Family portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), and his two sons, (L to R), Harold Fowler McCormick (1872-1941), and Stanle...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An employee of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department loads 35mm film into a movie projector.

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood and parts of farm machinery are stacked together...

Date: 1937-08-24 

Description: Worker moves an airplane engine with an International I-30 industrial tractor and trailer inside the Municipal Airport hangar. The tractor was owned by Ame...

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: 1946 

Description: Crawler tractors (TracTracTors) on a factory assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an African American woman wearing a long pearl double strand necklace and a dress trimmed with a lace-edged collar.

Photograph

Man Writing a Check

Date: 1921-10-03 

Description: Close-up of a man writing a check for $4.35 to a "Henry Peterson." The check is dated at Chicago and is printed with the name "Merchants' Loan & Trust Comp...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two factory workers attempting to twist an implement part with large wrenches at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The part is resting on a crate...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Waist-up, seated portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen holding her son, William O. Petersen. She is wearing a dark dress with a lace collar, and a beaded neckl...

Photograph

Warren Harding

Date: 1920 

Description: Studio portrait of Warren G. Harding, the year he won the election for president of the United States.

Photograph

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: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory workers surrounded by stacks of metal parts at West Pullman Works.

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: 1948 

Description: Two men standing in a factory office at International Harvester's Tractor Works. One man is fitting safety glasses on the other man. Behind them is a poste...

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