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Description: Lewis Arms poses in front of a military tank wearing army gear. On the tank from left to right are Lew Arms, Jr., Craig Arms, Rita Arms, and Mamie Arms.
Description: Green Bay Packer running back Kelly Cook (#20) sits on a bench getting some assistance on the sideline during a preseason game against the Washington Redsk...
Description: Lewis Arms, wearing army gear, eats chow outdoors.
Description: Workers are shown cutting sugar cane in the fields near New Orleans, Louisiana. Text on photograph reads: "Cutting Sugar Cane In Louisiana"
Description: Out-of-doors classes during Freedom Summer at the Freedom School, Priest Creek Baptist Church.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Nathaniel Marsh Edwards. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on July 5, 1837. 1st New York Volunteer Engineers on...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a woman standing near a tree in the yard with a large spinning wheel.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Five foundry workers at Fairbanks, Morse & Company, taking a break just outside the door of the building. Workers names: Solomon Deberry, Curtis Barber, tw...
Description: A man uses a mule to pull a walking plow through a farm field. Farm buildings are visible in the distance.
Description: Male and Female workers weighing bundles of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill in Chicago.
Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...
Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...
Description: Bernard Arms poses with his wife Nellie. There is an automobile (possibly a Chevrolet) in the background.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Group of girls making baskets, as an older girl or woman demonstrates a technique. Neighborhood House sponsored many groups and activities, such as basketr...
Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...
Description: Daisy Bates is seated at a bar next to an unidentified man. She is wearing a black dress and holding a cocktail.
Description: Portrait of Henry Mathews, 1866-1941, an early African American resident, holding the tools of his trade in front of a painted backdrop. He was a stone mas...
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. Ac...
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: "Two rooms. Six people, ages 33, 12, 8, 5, 2, 1. Wood heat. $12.00 per month. Carry water from neighbors front yard."
Beekman Quarters housed 81 people i...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Black and white lithograph on paper. Title over image of minstrel company. Inserts of Lon and Billy Morris, left and right. Large image of man papering sto...
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