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Description: The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth speaks to the 1964 annual meeting of the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) after being elected president of the organ...
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: A group of children, several holding balloons, gather on the porch of a building near a debris-scattered yard.
“Row upon row of dilapidated buildings, th...
Description: Herbert Hilgendorf was sentenced to six months in jail for beating his father, Louis Hilgendorf, a town of Roxbury farmer.
Description: Two men smoking cigars, one in the process of lighting his while reading a newspaper, possibly the "Union Farmer".
Description: A female, African American Civil Rights activist wearing a fur pelt attending a meeting.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: An entirely closed court in a tenement district. Two children are in a doorway.
Description: A water hydrant stands next to a drainage ditch, while clothing hangs on a clothes like above. In the background, children walk away from the camera betwee...
Description: Letterhead of John A. Bosacki of Minocqua, Wisconsin, a cigar manufacturer, with an image of a cigar rolled in the "perfecto" shape.
Description: Large group of men, including railway workers, standing beside a locomotive. Original caption reads, "U.P. Nebraska Preparedness Special Campaign. Farm pre...
Description: Several children run down a dirt road. Houses are on either side of the road, and laundry hangs from a clothesline above them. The door visible to the left...
Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....
Date: 1968-12-16 ca.
Description: At Thuong Duc, South Vietnam, a U.S. Marine and a Vietnamese youth share a cigarette break. The UPI caption indicated that the boy acted as if he had been...
Description: Joel McCrea is seen walking on the set of the film "Foreign Correspondent." His hair and shirt are wet but he is smiling. Two men walk beside and behind hi...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Informal portrait of William Hesseltine, University of Wisconsin History Professor (1932-1963) and President of the Wisconsin State Historical Society (19...
Description: Members of the South Alabama Fertilizer Coop loading bags of fertilizer into a train car.
Description: "Ken Ahrens (left), photographer at the Star Photo Shop, 924 Williamson Street, with R.E. Mattison, the shop owner, viewing the cash box which Ahrens preve...
Description: Buildings, likely houses, at the intersection of two dirt roads. Laundry hangs from a clothesline in the background.
“Row upon row of dilapidated buildi...
Description: A panel of Wisconsin state officials at Waushara County Electric Cooperative building meeting with Oberos Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm workers unio...
Description: The Lounge & Smoking Room at the Orpheum Theater, located at 216 State Street.
Description: Portrait of man smoking a pipe. Probably Robert A. Steinbach (b.1887?), a singer of German folk songs, who recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thom...
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