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Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing McCormick binders being pulled by oxen in a large field in Italy. The capti...
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Color illustration of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick Advance reaper. The illustration is from a four-panel advertising folder for the C.H. and...
Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.
Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Description: Newspaper advertisement for Dr. Sanford's Liver Invigorator for diseases of the liver, stomach, and bowels. A long list of diseases the tonic treated is wr...
Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Illustrations show the McCormick Reaper Works factory and the McCormick No. 4 Steel Mower....
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...
Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.
Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering (later known as William Deering and Company), manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Features at the top an i...
Description: "Gee Whizz! Clear the track. McCormick trains are everywhere." Advertising poster describing the worldwide success of McCormick harvesting machines. Featu...
Description: Flyer describing McCormick harvester field trial victories. The headline reads, "The Ball Just Opened! The Dance Begun!"
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