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Photograph

Crop Sprayer

Date: 1913 

Description: A horse-drawn power sprayer being used on truck crops in the Racine area.

Book or Pamphlet

Wallis Tractor Pamphlet

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Wallis tractors, "The Tractor years Ahead of its Time." The cover features an illustration of a man standing near a W...

Date: 1908 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Racine Chapter of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks wearing suits, hats with oversized brims with large flower deco...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing showing escaped slave Joshua Glover being seized at Racine.

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This advertisement features drawings of Shakespeare's Seven Ages beginning at the top left with: 'The Infant — "Perdita" Winter's Tale,' 'The Schoolboy — "...

Date: 1881-03 

Description: A winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm in Racine County. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad righ...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Back cover of a booklet produced by the Massey-Harris Company to advertise Wallis Certified Tractors. The page features photographs of tractors in use on f...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of a man wearing a stocking cap, mittens and a double-breasted coat reclines on a toboggan which is supported on a studio prop at an angle in fron...

Book or Pamphlet

America's Foremost Tractor

Date: 1919 

Description: Exterior panel of a pamphlet advertising the Wallis tractor, "America's Foremost Tractor." The pamphlet features a color illustration of a farmer using a W...

Photograph

WPA Art Project

Date: 1935 after

Description: Santos Zingale (1908-1999), then an unemployed artist, working on the cartoon phase of a WPA mural he was painting in Racine. The preliminary sketch from w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Caption on rear: "Modern production line methods such as this are praised by packaging experts for their efficiency and cleanliness."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Hop pickers posing by stands of harvested hops.

Photograph

Snow Scene

Date: 1936-03-09 

Description: Slightly elevated winter scene with a large group of people digging a car out of the snow with shovels. The car can barely be seen in the center of the cro...

Date: 1881-03 

Description: Winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad right of way. Between F...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Four individuals sit in four-seat runabout parked in a wooded area.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Huennekens Distributing Company of Racine, Wisconsin. On the left is a round silver tray holding a bottle of beer and a full glass with a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Scene in a small city park showing a group of local women serving luncheon to soldiers recently returned from service in the first World War. Very possibly...

Postcard

The Rock Garden

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color postcard of a rock garden with a rustic bridge and koi pond. Two monks are reading on the bridge.

Photograph

Bottomley House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Bottemley Residence with the family working on crops in the yard.

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