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Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view across water towards a fisherman wearing waders and holding his spinning rod and creel is crouching on his hands...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Two men work on truck parts on a workbench at International Harvester's Akron Works (factory).
Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.
Description: A man in a field loads boxes of produce onto the back of an International truck used by G.H. Hicklin & Sons of Burlington, Ontario.
Description: A youthful member of the Farmers Union, working a manual plow.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A group of people having a picnic at the Ojibwa Roadside Park. There are several cars and trucks in the background, and a small building. The picnic tables...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Ansel Adams at work in his home office.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Arthur Tenney Holbrook, Milwaukee physician.
Description: "High over the rooftops of Theresa, Jim Polster and son, Kieth, have the scary job of applying new shingles on the building that houses the fire department...
Date: date unknown
Description: View across water of a Menominee man standing in a canoe in a marsh. He is holding a paddle in his hand. Behind him on the left is another canoe with three...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Workers hauling sisal leaves with rail carts and burros to a decortication mill in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The mill was likely part of Internation...
Description: View of a man sitting in a wooden rocking chair on the porch of the Hanks home smoking a cigar.
Description: Factory workers place the front grille onto a Cub Cadet lawn tractor at International Harvester's Louisville Works.
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: The caption for this photograph states that this Farmall MV tractor is "shown at work on the 2800-acre Triangle Farm near McCall, Louisiana, some 1800 acre...
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: A man uses an axe to butcher a chicken on a tree stump. A large pile of firewood is in the background.
Description: Bloch as a monster character, possibly for use in Brutal magazine or the scrapbooks. Taken at the Brady Street Lab. Gauer--this might just be a file...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Two women stand on the porch of a home. Three men, probably Freedom Summer volunteers, are talking to them.
Description: A man attends to a control panel of a factory machine that tests a large gear. The Falk Corporation later purchased and used this gear. Original Falk capti...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Five Winnebago men sitting on the ground playing cards. Two young boys stand behind them watching.
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