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Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.


Description: Lewis Arms poses on a beach in the Pacific Islands with a Korean boy. Arms is wearing his Navy uniform hat.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Lewis Arms (center) poses with two navy buddies at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Pearl Harbor.


Description: "It Almost Broke Her Up," One of a series of satiric trade cards issues by the Arbuckle's Aroisa Coffe Co. This incident is borrowed from "Texas Siftings,...


Boys in KISS Makeup

Date: 1978-06 

Description: Two boys are in the midst of a game of tug of war. They're dressed in overalls, jeans and t-shirts and are in full KISS makeup. KISS was a rock band which...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man stands next to a sign with one hand resting on his hip. The sign next to him says, "I am regist[..] are you[...]." The image was taken inside the Whi...


Louis Hughes


Description: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.

Date: 1959-03-21 

Description: Milwaukee Lincoln's state basketball champions hoist Coach Dick Wadewitz to their shoulders and shout with joy after whipping Milwaukee North 63-54 in the...


Making Maple Syrup

Date: 1957-04 

Description: LuRay Arms and Otis Arms tend a fire while making maple syrup outdoors.


Description: Lewis Arms sits on a motorcycle, probably at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Pearl Harbor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The dedication page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with...

Date: 1964-07-14 

Description: Pete Seeger walking outdoors through a crowd carrying two instrument cases. The concert took place during Freedom Summer near Hattiesburg. "Pete Seeger san...

Date: 1989-09-20 

Description: Janine Dagons resting her chin on a table with an origami peace crane sitting in front of her.

Date: 1957-05 

Description: Members of the Chicago delegation to the Prayer Pilgrimmage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...


Anne Braden and SOC

Date:  date unknown

Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.

Date: 1956-08-23 

Description: Ed Wing, Central High School football player, has his heart checked by Dr. Hubert Hamel. Al Smith, another Central High player, looks on.

Date:  date unknown

Description: African-American boys gather for a "studio group photo in the condescending idiom of about 1900." The boys stand in a wooded area while imitating a game o...

Date: 1964 

Description: Out-of-doors classes during Freedom Summer at the Freedom School, Priest Creek Baptist Church.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: "The 69 year-old woman on the front porch lives alone at the bottom of this unpaved, unlighted, ungraded alley. The building next to her is empty. She hea...

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