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Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children, boys and girls, reading at tables in a sunny reading room in the public library. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.

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Cars on Gravel Road

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Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...

Date: 1940 

Description: Two men operate an International I-14 tractor and a beam sprayer. One man sits on the tractor while the other stands and operates the sprayer.

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Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. A recently built duplex housing unit is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

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Description: A man, most likely a driver or chauffeur wearing a cap, leans on a Ford automobile in a parking lot. A brick building and another car are visible in the ba...

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Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of men standing next to an outdoor bar raise mugs of beer at a Civilian Defense Rally. There is a tent and dwellings in the background.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

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Road Grader

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Description: A grader manufactured by The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. sits in a lot. Trucks and equipment are parked in the background near industrial buildings an...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, on right, talking to two men in front of the community center building. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...

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Description: Rainwater pooling on the curb and in the driveway of a residence. A garage and well-groomed yard is also visible. A tricycle and coaster wagon are on a wal...

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Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.

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Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...

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July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.

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Description: A steam shovel moving sand and gravel in a quarry.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Four girls standing in a row dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. Each of the girls has a number around her arm...

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Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: Southwest view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the...

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