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Date: 1883 

Description: Catalog cover featuring miniature elves or fairies harvesting grain with axes.

Date: 1883 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of miniature elves or fairies cavorting in a three-tiered stack of wheat shocks. One stands at the top...

Date: 1896 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of a man with goatee wearing a fez. The details in the face, hair, and clothing are highlighted in charcoal. Unknown relat...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover with the title: "A Group of Folding Binders" and four color illustrations. The top left illustration shows a man driving "The No. 7 Light Excels...

Photograph

The Goetsch Sisters

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Goetsch sisters sit and stand in two rows on the family farm. They are wearing dark dresses. Names: (back row) Martha G. Buelke, unidentified, Lydia; (...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Saint Paul harvester and cord binder, manufactured by the Saint Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a chromol...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front cover featuring illustrations of wheeled scrapers, drag scrapers, railroad plows and road graders.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a man, wearing a hat and a striped shirt, operating a McCormick grain binder in a field with trees in the background. The binder is being pull...

Photograph

Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tinted tintype portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) as a child. He is wearing a jacket and necktie.

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Photograph

Mrs. Cadle

Date: 1889 

Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

Photograph

M.K. Dahl House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Group of people in front of iron fence with wagon and carriage; large brick mansardic house in background has large bay window on upper and lower stories,...

Photograph

Two Women

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Two women sit in chairs on the lawn in front of a house. They are wearing dark dresses.

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