Bche, a two ton heavy hippopotamus and his newly born baby swim in a pool at Chicago Zoological Park in Brookfield, Illinois. Bche gave birth to the baby in a pool.
Woman explorer, Ruth McCombs Harkness, (widow of explorer, William Harkness) brought the first live panda (named Su-Lin) into the United States, when she returned from an expedition, on December 18, 1936. Here she is seen in the Brookfield Zoo, in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, Illinois, where she is playing with a second baby panda (named Mei Mei) that she acquired in 1937. A large group of children, enjoy the antics as she plays with the baby panda. At one point, Mrs. Harkness lifts Mei Mei up close to the chilren. Next, she holds Mei Mei close to Su-Lin, as zookeeper Sam Parratt holds the larger panda. The two pandas nuzzle one another.
The Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois. Man feeds milk to baby rhino with a bottle. The baby rhino and lion cubs play in a cage. Children play with a baby orangutan.
Governor Horner and Mayor Kelly along with other dignitaries present at a function on the opening of a new zoological garden at Brookfield in Chicago, Illinois. Thousands of people present at the eve. Animals in the zoo such as lions, elephant, bears and crocodiles. A zoo-keeper with a bird in his hands.
Manufacture and storing of butter at Swift's Brookfield Creamery in Marion, Indiana. Men remove butter from a churn. The churn revolves. Machines are used to cut butter into 1 pound ( lb ) blocks. Girls wrap the butter. The girls stack the butter in piles. A butter storage room- storing of an 800 lb block.
A dramatic portrayal titled 'These Thirty Years' depicts a man dying because his horse wagon is struck on muddy roads, and means of transport in Brookfield, United States. Dramatic portrayal shows 'Brookfield Post Office' written at the top of its entrance. A man arrives and sits near the post master at the post office. The two men talk to each other as few other men also arrive. The men ride a horse wagon on dark country roads. Two women stand outside their house and wait for them. The young man from wagon greets and talks to women. He speaks about the wagon struck on muddy roads and a man dying due to it. A poster about auction hung on a tree. The young man takes his horse to a pond and talks to a young woman there. They talk about roads as solution to future problems.