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Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling hay rakes at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works. The factory was owned by the Keystone Manufacturing Company until it wa...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young boy standing on a stool with his hands behind his back. He is wearing a tunic, or Buster Brown suit, striped stockin...

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop, retouched, of J.H. Denison.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

Date: 1942 

Description: Two men assemble a patriotic display consisting of International machinery, a T-9 Tractractor (crawler tractor), a cannon, coils of barbed wire, signs, and...

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Family at Home

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A carefully posed scene of a man, woman, and girl at home. The girl sits with a cat on her lap. The man, in a wicker rocker, reads the "Editorial Section"...

Date: 1954-01-29 

Description: Governor and Mrs. Walter J. Kohler, Jr. hold a state flag requested for display by a Pacific Air Force hospital. Behind them some of the wall decoration ne...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1941 

Description: Copy of a family portrait that includes a father, daughter and three sons. Two people on the right are only partially visible.

Photograph

Mud Wrestling

Date: 1981-03-14 

Description: Onlookers watch as participants flail around in a mud pit wrestling ring. One spectator wears a bird costume.

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Kitchen Scene

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits on a stool in a kitchen peeling fruits or vegetables, while another woman lifts the lid off a pot on the stove.

Date: 1948-12-06 

Description: Two alumnae members of the Madison chapter of Phi Beta, speech and music sorority, rehearsing for their part in the "Old English Revels" for members and th...

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women standing in front of a painted backdrop. Two women are seated, and the third woman is standing behind them. All...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Three women standing in a factory cafeteria, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: Members of the Zonta Club sponsored a community-wide dinner and educational program for Hear, Inc. at the Park Hotel. Left to Right: Suzanne Boyce, Middlet...

Date: 1923-05 

Description: Mr. Chaddick of the Fox River Poultry Farm, wearing coveralls and a cap, turns eggs in a Buckeye #8 incubator.

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Woman with Squirrel

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A young woman holding an ear of corn reclines on a bed while a squirrel sits on her thigh. The woman wears a heavy skirt, blouse, and needlework cloche hat...

Date: 1947 

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

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Food Dehydrator

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman wearing an apron pulls a tray out from what appears to be a food dehydrator.

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