H. V. Arnberg Collection


H. V. Arnberg Collection


Arnberg, H. V.
Construction industry
United States. Works Progress Administration


The photographs in this collection include images Works Progress Administration construction projects in Aurora, Wheaton, Elmhurst, and Naperville. H. V. Arnberg served as the superintendent on these projects.

Collection Items

Sea Wall
A man reinforces a section of the sea wall at Fort Sheridan along Lake Michigan. On verso: "Arnberg (Supt.)."

Pearl Street, Aurora
Road construction workers use machinery to work on a curb and gutter on Pearl Street in Aurora. On verso: "Arnberg (Supt.) R. Loge (Asst.)."

Pearl Street, Aurora
Workers perform maintenance on a curb and gutter on Pearl Street in Aurora. On verso: "Arnberg (Supt.) R. Loge (Asst.)."

Wheaton Park Tool House
Construction workers used concrete pieces from Roosevelt Road to rebuild the old Wheaton Park tool house.

Spring Street, Aurora
Construction workers spread asphalt on Spring Street in Aurora. On verso: "H. V. Arnberg (Supt.). R. Loge (Asst.)."

City Gravel Pit
A truck filled with gravel stands next to a large piece of machinery at the gravel pit located in Aurora. On verso: "H. V. Arnberg (Supt.) M. Meyers (Asst.)."

Park Lagoon
Construction takes place on a lagoon in a West Chicago park where 10,000 fish are to be planted.

National Park Service Field Supervising Force
Members of the National Park Service pose for a group photo at Camp Elmhurst.

Completion of Landscaping
A wide view shows the completed landscape around Route 54 south of Elmhurst.

Swimming Pool
Workers begin construction on a swimming pool in Naperville.
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