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Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the family of Gust Wendorf. They are standing on the left posing in front of their home. A dog sits next to the family.

Photograph

Island Park

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Island Park, looking south from the east end of Kinzie Avenue bridge.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a haywagon pulled through a village by two horses. The driver is perched on top of the load. One horse wears a blanket with printi...

Photograph

Men around Campfire

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of three men crowd around a campfire before much of the festival audience arrives. A large pile of firewood is on the left next to them. In the bac...

Photograph

Gillette Studio

Date: 1938 

Description: Exterior view from road of the Gillette photography studio. Lorin is standing and posing next to the sign. An upside down sign is resting in the tall grass...

Photograph

Taliesin II Complex

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Description: Distant view of Taliesin II.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A back view of Linda Schiesser posing outdoors in a Mexican jacket, with trousers and a hat. The written caption reads: "Louise Wild made me this."

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four children standing waist-deep in a cement pool. Around the pool men and a young child, all wearing head wraps, stand or sit on the cement wall surround...

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Description: Clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower. There is also a shed, outhouse, and a small field with a fence on the school grounds. Two children pose on...

Photograph

Ed Nixon

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Civil rights leader Ed Nixon, and his wife, seated on the front porch of their home.

Date: 1911 

Description: View down Center Street. The caption on the image is incorrect. On the left are storefronts, including a millinery and stable. On the right, commercial bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a combat drill. The scene includes soldiers, horses, wagons, cannons, tents, buildings and trees. Text above reads, "'Preparing for A...

Photograph

C.W. Klein Farm

Date: 1916-05-30 ca.

Description: Farm yard and buildings as seen from a rural road. Original caption: "This farm has been farmed by tenant for at least 10 years. Present tenant J.T. Siebel...

Date: 1923-04 

Description: An outhouse without a door during the winter. The outhouse is situated under a tree behind a farmhouse.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Painting by N.C. Wyeth depicting the public demonstration of the first reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The painting sh...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1942 

Description: Three men unload scrap metal from a truck in the yard of Landaal Brothers, an International Harvester dealership. Dealer Charles Landaal is standing at rig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is displaying a horse near an empty buggy pulled by a team of two horses in front of a wooden fence. Just behind the fence is a frame house with a wo...

Photograph

Phillips House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across road towards an older man and woman standing on the front porch of a two-story house at S. 1st Avenue. The man is J.J. Phillips and the woman i...

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