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Description: Clarence Lester, Mrs. Arthur (Agnes) Peabody, and the Reverend Edward Potter Sabin, admiring a bronze memorial plaque commemorating the first vestry and fo...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Five miners inside a lead mine.
Date: date unknown
Description: Men conscripted to learn horseshoeing pose together at the American Express Company. A horse is partially visible on the left side of the image. Rows of ho...
Description: Kenyan exchange student visits cows in a dairy barn.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Thirty citizens, men dressed in suits, two women wearing hats, sit in attendance at a city council hearing proposing an east side emergency hospital.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.
Description: A man in a bunk smokes hop (heroin) from a pipe as he lies on a pillow. Smoking supplies are arranged on a cloth beside him and a shelf on the wall behind...
Description: Participants and judges meet for produce competition during the Adams County Fair.
Description: Two women inspect a drill press at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Dust prevention and cleanliness is so important as a factor...
Description: Factory workers and long wheeled carts filled with implement parts at the Chattanooga Plow Works.
Description: Workers use machinery inside a woodworking shop owned by H.P. Ghent. An International P-12 power unit is on the left side of the room.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger monorail hoist with a lumber handling unit, laden with lumber, with operator repositioning load as the hoist leaves the lumber shed...
Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works sit at tables in a large room to work with metal parts.
Description: Florence Lawrence watches as a young man with bandaged hands and face is transferred by two orderlies from a gurney onto a hospital bed. Also visible in th...
Description: Poster featuring head-and-shoulder portraits of Eastern district members of the 1931 Triple-Diamond Club, a group honoring top performing International tru...
Description: A group of immigrants pose in front of a tall Christmas tree at Ellis Island.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: A boy and girl gaze at one another in a haystack, one with a reaping hook and the other with a handful of straw. The children were models and the photograp...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an older Ho-Chunk man posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is holding a dog (blurred by movement) in his lap, and i...
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