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Date: 1969 

Description: A benefit gathering at James Rector People's Park to support the United Farmworkers (UFW) grape boycott. The UFW sign, with its eagle symbol, posted in th...

Date: 1923-05 

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

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering manure spreaders. Includes color illustration and the text "no man ever made a mistake by investing in modern equi...

Date: 1923-07-22 

Description: Chickens gather around a woman near a poultry house (or chicken coop) as she feeds the flock from a metal pail. A man is walking down a path in the backgro...

Date: 1915-04-21 

Description: Three men operate a Titan 12-25(?) tractor upturning crop field with a plow as a group of men watch from behind.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Advertisement produced by the Traylor Engineering & Manufacturing Company Truck and Tractor Division of Cornwells, Pennsylvania for their 6-12 four-wheeled...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...

Date: 1925-02-04 

Description: Farmer cultivating a field with a horse-drawn McCormick rotary hoe in front of silos and farm buildings.


Horse-Drawn Mower

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A farmer (possibly in Russia?) on a horse-drawn mower in a field.


City Employees


Description: A group of about two dozen male city employees, three carrying shovels, stand in front of the double doors of a large brick building. There is a wooden wal...

Date: 1945-03-02 

Description: Indigenous villagers pose with Robert Doyle (7th from left) and NATS (Naval Air Transport Service) crew on Ella Island, Tarawa Atoll, in the South Pacific....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a barber shop with barber chairs with men seated on the right side and empty chairs for waiting customers on the left.

Date: 1940 

Description: Flyer promoting International Harvester's war work, featuring a color illustration of a man dressed in overalls and his Farmall tractor. In the background...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Man uses a Titan 15-30(?) tractor to plow a snow-covered field.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Outer flap of a pamphlet created by the Trenam Tractor Company Incorporated to advertise the Trenam farm tractor. The pamphlet features an illustration of...


Horse-Drawn Mower

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man sits on a horse-drawn mower in a field.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1970 

Description: Workers in a carpet factory apply latex backing to hold yarn in place. The workers are standing on a slightly raised platorm, and the carpet is being fed v...


Egg Separation

Date: 1936-01-27 

Description: Women divide eggs into whites and yolks at Washington Co-operative Egg & Poultry Association.

Date: 1942-11-10 

Description: Without nails, wire or rope, indigenous men build a large structure for an American hospital unit headed by Major Stanley Hollenbeck of Milwaukee, Wisconsi...

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