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Date: 1926-07-09 

Description: An International Model S truck used as a fire truck and attached to a trailer holding a long, folded ladder sits parked outside Engine House No. 2. The tex...

Date: 1975 

Description: View across road towards Kickert school buses at a school. Children are waiting in a line on the sidewalk. Some of the children are in a horse-drawn carria...

Date: 1947-12 

Description: Two men "simonizing" an automobile. Photographed for the Simonize Company of Chicago. A refrigerator for Coca-Cola products is in the back of the garage.

Date: 1965-07 

Description: The meeting place of the MFDP (Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party) in McComb, taken by a civil rights volunteer.

"Mrs. Quin's house — the door was the...


Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.


Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...


View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.


Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: International Harvester motor truck dealership. Four men are standing on the sidewalk in front of the building. Three International trucks are parked in th...

Date: 1933 

Description: Native Americans hired to assist with the White Pine Blister Rust eradication effort on the Menominee Reservation were trucked to their work site.

Date: 1918 

Description: Close-up view of an International Harvester Company truck advertisement.


Raking Cranberries

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Man driving machine used to harvest cranberries on a flooded marsh. In the background is a truck and a tractor.


Distillation Device

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man sets up a cone-shaped instrument designed to distill fresh water from salt water as he leans out of small motor boat on the water.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A dogsled loaded with caribou antler trophies travels through Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada. Two women and three men gather around the dog sled while dog...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of an approaching group of soldiers coming up a road. A captain flanked by a lieutenant on the right is leading the group of soldiers from the 310th U...

Date: 1900 before

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Pacific Railway's route from New York to California, encouraging people to "Go and See the Great American Pa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down hilly unpaved road between two fenced fields. There are telephone poles with wires on either side of the road, and an automible near the top of t...


Loading the Boat

Date: 1928-08 

Description: Men use a derrick to lift a racing yacht from its trailer, obscured by the derrick's winch, onto the car on the tracks leading to Geneva Lake. The boat was...


Beer Delivery Truck

Date: 1955-12-18 

Description: Rear view of a fire damaged beer delivery truck with "Got It? Get It!" painted on its doors. An exploding oil furnace destroyed the interior of the Madiso...

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