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Book or Pamphlet

Lily Cream Separator Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a young girl holding an apple behi...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a mosaic design of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain b...

Date: 1905 

Description: Cover of International Harvester McCormick line catalog depicting a lush, golden wheat field with a farmer riding a horse-drawn grain binder in the backgro...

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Man picking vegetables in the Wisconsin Steel Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harvester's...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait, in profile, of Alma Catherine Schmidt (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her veil is sec...

Date: 1941-01-30 

Description: Elevated view of striking International Harvester factory workers holding signs and an American flag as they stand near the company's Tractor Works.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Book or Pamphlet

Osborne Farm Annual

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of a farm annual for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm equipment. Features a color illustration of a woman in classical dress holding a...

Date: 1919-09-16 

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Catherine Schmidt, seated, (1894-1989) on the day of her wedding to William F. Petersen M.D. Her waist-length veil is secured...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Young boy and girl sitting on a pile of rocks with a cat and a dog outside the Sunnyside School. Boy cradles a cat under his arm while a girl feeds a dog b...


Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Cloverleaf manure spreader, featuring an illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of broadcast seeders sold by International Harvester. Features an illustration of a farmer in t...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of tillage implements featuring an illustration of a farm seen from a high...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...


Description: Exterior view of Keck and Keck's "Crystal House" on display at the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois.


In the Backyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Petersen, left rear, and his son William F. Petersen, right rear, pose behind three unidentified people sitting on a rustic bench in a yard. Edward...

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1917-05 

Description: Large crowd of school children and adults gathered for a school garden dedication. Original caption reads: "Mr. Prost making a talk at a garden dedication...

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