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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: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...


Egg Separation

Date: 1936-01-27 

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


Kitchen Arrangement

Date: 1923-06 

Description: View of a sink, cupboard, and stove in the farmhouse kitchen of Miss Marilla Zearing.


Home Canning

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Three construction workers, two in the hole, and one above, digging at the World Trade Center construction site.


Holsmiller Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Spensley Furnace on the Holsmiller farm.


Description: Campers cooking over an open fire. In the foreground, one camper is kneeling on the ground, tending the fire. Two large metal pots hang from thin tree bran...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of men shoveling dirt from a large pile into a long line of horse-drawn wagons lined up along a road at a construction site.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of twelve men and one woman posed with a load of logs waiting to be pulled by two horses harnessed to a sled. Several of the men hold cant hooks or p...

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: Anvil and anvil stone with a plaque stating: "Anvil and Anvil Stone similar to ones used by Cyrus Hall McCormick in making the First Reaper on Walnut Grove...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men use axes to fell a large tree in a wooded area.


Woman Doing Laundry

Date: 1919-11 

Description: A woman uses an electric washer and wringer to launder clothing on the Babcock Farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a boy pose standing in apiary surrounded by beehives. The man is holding a smoker.

Date: 1962-05-07 ca.

Description: Rollo Jamison stands outside a horizontal log building. A set of deer antlers are mounted on the eave above Mr. Jamison. There is a farm implement behind h...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Joseph Spensley's smelting furnace, built in 1861.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view illustration of the front left side of a truck, which has a gun mount on top of the cab. A shovel and pick are mounted on the side of th...

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....


Norwegian Milkmaids

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two Norwegians milkmaids stand together on Grjotlid Road, holding cans of milk on yokes around their necks. They are standing at the edge of a steep hill,...

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