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Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19). "The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in t...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in a yard near a board fence in front of their frame house. A man holds a black horse and behind him can be seen an outbuilding.

Photograph

Pioneer town

Date: 1872 

Description: Distant view of the fledgling town showing a few log cabins, large tent buildings, saddled horses, pedestrians and a horse-drawn wagon.

Date: 1889 

Description: Elevated view of bridge crossing the wide Fox River, with the paper mill on the far side of the river, and a horse-drawn cart approaching the near side.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of four stands in the distance next to a horse and carriage. Behind them is a barn with cupola and weather vane and a white frame house.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: People in a field standing around a mower, with a farmstead and windmill in background, looking west. Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) purchased the farm...

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure for "McCormick's Prize Mower." Includes illustrations of award medals for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1867, and a m...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: Crowd at the Camp Randall fairgrounds watching a horse race, part of that year's Wisconsin State Fair. Carriages and people are near buildings with the tra...

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a McCormick self-binding harvester driven by two horses while two men stand beside him in a field. The harvester was built in 1881.

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Washington Street and the Fox River and buildings nearby.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man on a horse-drawn McCormick mower in a field.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertsing Catalog

Date: 1889 

Description: Advertising catalog for grain cutting (harvesting) machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of children sitting with...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Eleven men and boys...

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.

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