Otto's Tavern

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Exterior view from across the street of Otto's Tavern.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The caption states the "Farmall MV shown is owned by C.R. Tschirn of Donaldsville, Louisiana, who operates a 350-acre farm, 225 acres of which were in suga...


Unloading Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of horses being unloaded from railroad cars by soldiers. The image was probably taken from on top of the train.

Date: 1978 

Description: Barges of cranberries being lifted from the marsh and loaded into the back of a truck for transport. Two men stand in a bog near more barges filled with cr...


Knickerbocker Hotel

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Front of hotel from park across the street. Several cars are parked along the street, and a large building is visible to the left of the hotel.

Date: 1985-05-30 

Description: State Senator Michael Ellis shakes hands with President Ronald Reagan. Governor Tommy Thompson is standing next to Ellis. Air Force One with the seal of th...


W.T. Price Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of large, three-story home in front of the Jackson County Courthouse. Probably the home of W.T. Price.


College Avenue

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...

Date: 1929-09 

Description: A man uses a Farmall tractor and a McCormick-Deering lime sower to fertilize an alfalfa field at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm. Ther...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising the use of the Caterpillar tractor on swamp lands. The headline reads, "Caterpillar will make your waste land pay." The photograph at...


Barn Moving

Date: 1944-03-09 

Description: Taylor barn being moved. A tractor and a truck are pulling the barn, which is on a platform, through the snow. A smaller barn is on the left. On the rig...

Date: 1937-10-20 

Description: Harold Murphy sits behind the wheel of an International DR-70(?) truck used by contractor M.G. Elwell, left. Mrs. Elwell stands to the right.


Description: Father Marquette and Joliet at the Mississippi River.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Several men sit inside an automobile while another stands nearby, looking in.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.


Engine Trouble

Date: 1980-01 

Description: "When this airplane developed engine trouble, it was forced to land on the Myron Weninger farm, south of Theresa. Hillary Weninger explains what happened."

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.


Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.


Hotel Athearn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A view of the Hotel Athearn, which was built in 1891 across the street from the Grand Opera House. It was designed by the same man that designed the Grand...


First National Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter view of the First National Bank with Dunbar Co. Jewelers and a chiropractor business to the left.

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