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WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924
Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.
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Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879
Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...
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Mary MacLaren

Date: 1916
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Mary MacLaren young star of "Bluebird Photoplays."
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Mapleside

Date: 1951
Description: Mapleside, 3500 University Avenue.
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Pharmaceutical Delivery by Bicycle

Date: March 11 1949
Description: A delivery boy straddles his bicycle, ready to make a delivery of medicine for the Pekin Prescription Laboratory.
Manuscript

Letter to Daniel Boone

Date: 1786
Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.
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Woman Pumping Water from Farm Well

Date: April 1923
Description: A bundled-up woman hand pumps water from a well into a pail. The ground is covered with ice and snow. Two cars and a farmhouse appear in the background.
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Young Boy with Lunch Box on School Grounds

Date: May 1928
Description: A young boy holding a lunch box has his hand on his head while standing on the grounds of Viall School.
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Boy with Rifle

Date: May 1928
Description: Boy idling away time with a rifle under a tree on the grounds of a rural school.
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Woman Carrying Water to Farmhouse

Date: April 1923
Description: Woman carrying a bucket of water back to her farmhouse in winter.
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Assembly Presbyterian Church

Date: 1917
Description: Interior of the Assembly Presbyterian Church on the 50th anniversary of Dr. T.S. Johnson as pastor.
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Female Student Daydreams at Desk

Date: 1929
Description: Adolescent schoolgirl Miss Genivieve Graves seems to be daydreaming at her school desk.
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Man Delivers Lecture on Tuberculosis in front of Church

Date: April 1924
Description: Man appearing to deliver a lecture on tuberculosis prepared by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. The man is pointing to an "agri...
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Preacher Delivers Sermon on Tuberculosis

Date: April 1924
Description: Preacher Chas V. Reed delivering a sermon on tuberculosis in conjunction with an International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department lecture. Mr. Ree...
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Woman Vacuuming Rug

Date: October 1927
Description: Woman vacuuming rug with a "Vacuette" sweeper in a farmhouse living room.
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Man Talking on Telephone

Date: July 1927
Description: Man using a telephone mounted to an interior wall. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. It was used to...
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Farm Hazard: Playing with Firecrackers

Date: 1927
Description: Staged scene of young boy about to light large firecracker. He is sitting on steps, and a push scooter is lying on its side on the sidewalk. This photograp...
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Farm Hazard: Children with Things in Their Mouths

Date: July 1927
Description: Young farm boy holding a paint bucket and paper bag and has a pencil in his mouth. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Ext...
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Farm Hazard: Matches near Automobiles

Date: June 1927
Description: Staged scene of a man looking into an automobile radiator with a match in hand. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extens...
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Farm Hazard: Guns within Reach of Children

Date: July 17 1926
Description: Staged scene of two young boys near a window with one reaching for a shotgun. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extensio...

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