Hell's Angels Scene

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Scene at Caddo Field during the filming of "Hell's Angels," Howard Hughes' extravagant World War I aviation film. In this scene, the large vintage Gotha b...

Date: 1933 

Description: Street scene in Chicago of North Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street looking north. The historic Water Tower is in the background.

Date: 1932 

Description: Poster for use in McCormick-Deering dealerships advertising the arrival of 600-foot manila brand twine. The text on the poster reads, "Prices now the lowes...

Date: 1936 

Description: Kitchen at Pendarvis House. Near the window is a chair and a butter churn. In the center is a woodburning stove, with a firewood box behind it against the...

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Man picking vegetables in the Wisconsin Steel Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's...


WPA at Work

Date: 1936-05-18 

Description: A Works Progress Administration (WPA) crew at work laying a stone terrace in Stevens Point.

Date: 1938 

Description: A group of men use an International DR-60 dump truck to work on the New International Bridge Project. There is a car parked in the background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An interior view of a room in Pendarvis House. To the right of the fireplace is a dresser in the corner. On the left of the fireplace is a drop-leaf table....

Date: 1931 

Description: Poster advertising International trucks featuring an illustration of a man behind the wheel of a truck used by Wilson & Co. and featuring the headline "The...


Hotel Loraine Bar

Date: 1934-08-23 

Description: Art deco style bar in the Hotel Loraine at 119-125 West Washington Avenue, with an art deco cigarette machine. The bartender stands at his post behind the...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard depicting a design for an Art Deco bracelet. There are large circular links of a smooth blac...

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Front cover of International Trail magazine featuring images of the expedition of Attilio Gatti to the Belgian Congo in Africa. Includes a color ill...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Children play on a playground while a teacher watches from the porch of a one-room schoolhouse. The school building is still located in Grant County, on Hi...


Lifting the Nets

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men in three wooden row boats lifting fyke nets out of northern Wisconsin lake. The men are doing conservation work, netting for walleyes and muskies.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front of St. Augustine's Catholic Church.


Memorial Chapel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front view of Memorial Chapel at Lawrence College.


West High School

Date: 1931-06-14 

Description: West High School at 30 Ash Street. H. J. Kelly was the general contractor.

Date: 1936 

Description: Street intersection with a crowd and police. Tear gas is spreading across the road.

Date: 1932-03 

Description: A man appears to be backing up an International truck through a dirt road pass in a mountainous area during the construction of Hoover Dam. He is standing...

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering all-steel stationary thresher featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes an illustration of a thr...

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