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Elks Club

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the main hallway of the Elks Club, founded in 1868, showing the entrance to the dining room and the stairway upstairs. A clock hangs on the wall...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of (left to right): Lieutenant Colonel R.G.S. Stokes, Corps of Royal Engineers; and Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army...

Date: 1938-10 

Description: Factory operator washing motor truck engine blocks at International Harvester's Indianapolis Motor Truck Works. Original caption reads: "A Blakeslee washin...

Date: 1957 

Description: After the death of Joseph R. McCarthy in May, 1952, seven Republicans ran in the special primary election. The most serious candidates were Congressman Gl...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Photographer Ansel Adams measuring the bellows extension of his camera, to help determine the proper exposure, for a photograph to be made in a wooded area...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of an office setting at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of chairs and tables are scattered around the sewing room of the National Home of the Daughters of America, a house built in 1930 in the classical r...

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with General George C. Marshall at an airfield in Paris, France. On the left are more officers. Several photographers a...

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: 30 marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) march from Wautoma to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporatio...

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men laying wire in a forested area for W.H.A.S Radio. One of the men is operating an International T-20 TracTracTor (crawler tractor).

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the central business district. A hardware/5&10 cent store is on the left, with rolled up fencing and various implements on the porch....


Sig at the Shack


Description: Sigurd Olson at the "shack" near his Ely home where he did most of his writing.

Date: 1949 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester technical manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Service Procedures" and the sub-heading "Troubleshooting T...

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.


Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaking at the Eleventh Congress of the United States Student Association at Ohio Wesleyan University.


Governor Earl

Date: 1985-08 

Description: Governor Anthony Earl testifying before a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee. Because the committee was headed by David R. Obey he was able to bring t...

Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: A female factory worker wearing an apron readies a shell turning machine for operation at International Harvester's New Brighton Works.

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a pink telephone on a large red heart. The text on the upper left reads "Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine". T...

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