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Description: Factory worker machining an implement part at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works. The factory was owned by the Keystone Manufacturing Company befor...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A man wearing a hat and suspenders uses an axe to slaughter a chicken, using a log as a base. A large pile of firewood is behind him.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.
Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Louisville Works attaches a steering column to the chassis of a Cub Cadet lawn tractor.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of a woman tying a scarf around her head and knotting it under her chin. The photo is one of a series demonstrating how to use a sc...
Description: Female and male factory workers handle bags of twine in the McCormick Works Twine Mill.
Description: A female factory worker creates balls of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "This scene shows a battery of balling machin...
Description: Fred Schmidt installed a gas pump outside his family's blacksmith business in 1911. At 28407 North Lake Drive, the station's location was prime for automob...
Description: Advertising photograph for a housing contractor company called Space Inc. Pictured is a house at 3903 Nicholas Road built by Space Inc. contractor Ivan D....
Description: A patrol officer from the 14th Infantry, based in Fort Davis, Panama, follows his compass through the jungle. The patrol officer has a small cigarette in o...
Description: Factory worker in the McCormick Works Paint Department tests the spraying qualities of automotive enamels.
Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Two female factory workers at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Louisville Works assemble Cub Cadet lawn tractors.
Description: Illustration of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory) from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.
Description: Contact print of actor Neville Brand smoking a cigarette. He is outside on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11" in front of the corner of a stone wa...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the process of building a levee, including many horses and people.
Description: Located at 100 South Jefferson Street, started out as a Phillips 66 service station, built in 1935. It is currently Uncle Harry's Frozen Custard.
Description: An unidentified papermill in northern Wisconsin used as the backdrop for a publicity photo shoot during Congressman David R. Obey's first re-election campa...
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