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Family in Farmyard

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three young children pose around a baby in a buggy in a farmyard. Large stacks of hay are in the background. Behind the children on the right a man stands...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kitchen interior in which a woman sits by a fireplace churning butter and a man standing by a fence outside is visible through the open doorway. In and su...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view from the rear of man on manure spreader drawn by two horses in field.

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Candy Making

Date: 1934-10-13 

Description: John Karch stirs a hot pot of candy syrup on a stove while trays of finished candy cool on the table.

Date: 1899-08-15 

Description: Three Kuckkahn Brothers stand and sit on their Altman-Taylor Engine, Separator, and Threshing Rig.

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Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...

Date: 1933-08-04 

Description: Director Tom C. Gannon, (on the right) and Assistant Chef Ed Masury in apron, who is drawing a cup of coffee, stand at the stove in the transient home kitc...

Photograph

Engine-Powered Saw

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A man wearing overalls and a cap uses a saw powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to cut wood on International Harvester's Hinsdale experime...

Date: 1900-11-19 before

Description: Front cover of the program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with a man in a pastoral setting wearing a chef's hat and an apron, reading a Thanksgiving procla...

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Description: View across grassy field towards a large group of men, horses and horse-drawn vehicles posing along a wooden fence with a gate. There is a farmyard with a...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy (possibly father and son) on farmland near a cornfield operating a horse-drawn No. 3 Clover Leaf manure spreader. A barn is in the background.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children, including Nettie Fowler McCormick sitting at a table outdoors. A dog stands in the foreground, and tea cups and conta...

Photograph

Horse-Powered Saw

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Photographic illustration of two men cutting wood with a saw powered by horses on a treadmill. The horses and treadmill were added by an artist's drawing.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...

Date: 1917 

Description: Young man outside a barn pitching piles of manure. Original caption reads, "Union Pacific Silo Special Trip. Manure, J.A. Butler."

Photograph

Russian Children

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Russian children lined up on a board sidewalk to receive leftovers from a man standing outside the 310th United States Army Engineer corps mess hall. Some...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...

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