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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Man weighing angora rabbit with scale outdoors.

Date: 1942 

Description: Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun on display. A sign on the right identifies it as a 20mm anti-aircraft gun manufactured by the Pontiac Motor Division.

Date: 1942 

Description: Men from George Schubert and Sons, an International Harvester dealership, examine old farm machines to identify candidates for a wartime scrap drive. The m...

Date: 1918 

Description: Democracy (played by Douglas Fairbanks) punches Prussianism (Bull Montana) on the jaw in a promotional still from "Sic 'Em, Sam" a short silent film made f...

Date: 1944-09-09 

Description: Lois Wiessinger, Michael Mack, and Harold Stone, state employees, filled 21,600 Christmas packages to be sent by the American Red Cross to hospitalized ser...

Photograph

Plastic Laminate

Date: 1944-04-22 

Description: Three employees of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company pose with two sheets of the paper-based plastic laminate that the company manufa...

Photograph

Girl Reserves

Date: 1945-01-14 

Description: Five Girl Reserves (?) shown with items of clothing collected for the war effort.

Photograph

Women War Workers

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Women employees of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company performing an early layup operation, a part of the process whereby the company made...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...

Date: 1918 

Description: Original caption: "Mary Pickford getting tobacco and cigarets for the soldiers. In addition to supplying her own adopted contingents, Miss Pickford has sen...

Date: 1943 

Description: Side view of six women sitting on a torpedo placed on a rolling cart at an International Harvester factory. Another woman woman stands to the side with her...

Date: 1944 

Description: U.S. Marines use an International TD-9 diesel TracTracTor (crawler tractor) with a Bucyrus Erie shovel on an LCM (Landing Craft, Materiel) at Roi during th...

Date: 1944 

Description: Wartime poster advocating people to "Join the Victory Farm Volunteers." The poster features an illustration of a cargo ship and Army truck set against that...

Date: 1942 

Description: Close-up of factory worker Dorothy Ozen wearing safety glasses while operating a drill press used in war production at International Harvester's West Pullm...

Photograph

Plastics Factory

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Factory of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, showing several of the early laminate presses used for its World War II military production...

Date: 1941 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women from the Good Times Club holding up an afghan they made for the Red Cross. A group of women,...

Date: 1945 

Description: Three women work in the Community War Chest office. One of the women is typing and one is about to use the telephone. A sign on the wall behind the women...

Date: 1918 

Description: Original caption: "Charles Ray in a Liberty Loan Film by courtesy Famous Players-Lasky Corporation and Thomas H. Ince. Distributed by the National Associat...

Date: 1942-07-10 

Description: Tables, stools, and chairs in the Dispensary and Dressing Room of International Harvester's Quad Cities Tank Arsenal.

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