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Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.
Date: 1933-06-24 before
Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...
Description: A rustic birdhouse with four separate entrances is displayed on a tree stump with gnarled bark. On the reverse of the photograph is written "Prize bird hou...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the motion picture, "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" (RKO, 1939). Although Astaire and Rogers were ideally cast to...
Description: Operator J.J. Lynch inspects the wiring on a radio-controlled McCormick-Deering Farmall F-30 tractor at a fair.
Description: Advertising poster for parts and repair service for McCormick-Deering tractors. Includes the text "only genuine parts and service are good enough for McCor...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view looking north across the wooded peninsula separating Europe Bay (top) from Newport Bay. This area is now part of Newport State Park.
Description: A cow stands near manure piled behind a barn.
Description: Children observe captive white rats in cages.
Description: Robed Wisconsin Supreme Court justices sit in their courtroom in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Four children walk away from the photographer down a rutted one lane road. On the reverse is written, "One of the oldest roads in [Richland] county, leadin...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Two men, one standing one crouching, in a wooden rowboat on Forest Lake. The man standing is reeling in a fish that is making a big splash in the water.
Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Courthouse and U.S. Post Office.
Description: This building on the corner of Main Street (to the left) and King Street (to the right) was built for John J. Suhr and designed by John Nader. Here it hous...
Date: 1930 after
Description: View of a bathroom in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Cooperative Apartments. Features porcelain bathtub, sink, and toilet.
Description: Aerial view, taken from an airplane, overlooking the streets, houses, stores, trees and railroad cars.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the blacksmith shop at Walnut Grove farm where Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) invented and built his first reaper in 1831.
Description: Exterior view of the Wilmot Gin Company. Two men stand on a ramp in the open second-story door of the building. In the foreground is a platform loaded with...
Description: Factory worker operates a machine at International Harvester's Indianapolis Works. Near the top are two signs, "Dept. 15" and "Dept. 14". Original caption...
Description: Advertising brochure for the T-20 TracTracTor (crawler tractor), featuring photos of farmers using T-20 tractors to plow, and to harvest with combines (har...
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