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Man with Hay Tedder

Date: 1935-07-05 

Description: Farmer in a field with a horse-drawn McCormick-Deering hay tedder.


Community Dinner

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of farmers gathers in a rural church for a community dinner.


Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.


Description: Bloch indulging himself while dressed in humorous garb as a fraternity brother. Taken as an illustration for a fraternity article in Smiles magazine...


The Brau Haus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Brau Haus, a German-American Rathskeller. A German band wearing costumes stands on the small stage at the restaurant, some holding musical...

Date: 1912 

Description: Trout Lake Forest Headquarters, the deer corral, with four fawns. Three of the fawns are eating from a trough, the third from a pail held by a man, who may...


Description: Six cooks wearing aprons stand in a lumber camp dining room with the tables set to serve the crew.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: William Middleton, dressed as a chef, poses holding a bowl on a plate. He is wearing pince-nez glasses.

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: William R. "Bill" Kinney (1912-1978; second from left) and friends enjoy a beer at the Miller Brewery. Bill and his brother Howard Kinney owned the White F...


Workers Raking Hay

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Man with a horse-drawn hay rake in a field. Other field workers gather hay by hand in the background. Original caption reads, "raking heavy timothy hay int...


Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.


Man Loading Silo

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man using a silo filler powered by a belt attached to a tractor. Two work horses are tethered on the left, and on the right is a silo and a barn. There i...


First Thanksgiving

Date:  date unknown

Description: Thanksgiving dinner between Native Americans and early Pilgrim settlers in America.

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Austin Thorson, winner of a $100 prize in a Lipton Tea Co. jingle contest, also won $1,200 worth of groceries from the Kroger Co. by writing the address of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A gag photo postcard of a man, seated on the edge of a bed, with his arm around a life-sized paperboard cut out of a beautiful, seated woman. He is holding...

Date: 1945-05 

Description: Soldier offering food to Japanese women and children gathered on a roadside in Okinawa. One woman wears a baby on her back. Other soldiers watch from a jee...

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: A woman and man, members of Obreros Unidos, (United Workers) sit crossed legged on a roadside of Highway 21 eating lunch. They are resting from a march to...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...


Man Knitting

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elderly man sitting in a rocking chair and knitting.

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