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Date: 1909 

Description: A circus clown sits astride a donkey outside a tent.


Mower in a Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Rear view of a man on a mower driving a team of two horses to work in a field. In the distance are a number of houses on the side of a large hill.


Mixing Pesticide

Date: 1923-04 

Description: Two men mix arsenate of lead before starting out for the orchard on R.R. Roberson's farm. A man on a McCormick-Deering 15-30 tractor and sprayer looks on.


Obey on the Phone

Date: 1976 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking on the phone in his office. Taken in 1976 this image was used in his 1980 campaign brochure with the caption: "trying to...

Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.

Date: 1915-03-16 

Description: Man using a walking fertilizer in a field. Original caption reads, "This man is distributing cotton seed fertilizer on a field on which only the week befor...

Date: 1929 

Description: An International Speed Truck hauls building materials while constructing walls surrounding Brandon Pool.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A girl and a boy do field work beside a wagon. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extention Department.


View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn disk harrow.


Plowing with Oxen

Date: 1946-09 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a hand plow with farmer, Oscar Sayles, walking behind. The animals are named Tom and Jerry.

Date: 1956-02-03 

Description: Hill captain Werner Schorr smooths snow near the base of the ski jump scaffold during the Blackhawk Ski Club's annual jumping tournament at their Tomahawk...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — June

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the month of June, 1893. Features an illustration of a Buckeye Frameless Binder in a field. A man stands with a team of horses in the foregro...

Date: 1938 

Description: A man stands on the back of an International truck used by the Big Rock Stone & Material Company. The advertisement on the side of the truck features an il...


Description: Four workmen, two sitting and two standing, pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. They are all wearing hats, and there is a wood rusti...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Charles Miller sits on a McCormick-Deering Farmall H tractor and looks over his shoulder to his son, standing near a barn. A horse is looking out a window...


Description: Seated portait of Amelia Feeley, supposedly the first circus bareback rider to perform in long dresses. Ms. Feeley hold a fan in her lap.


Woman And Lambs

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Winter scene with woman tending lambs in a snow-covered farm yard with log buildings in the background.

Date: 1929-09-18 

Description: Women work in the packaging and shipping department of the Floralo Incense Company, located at 1212 Regent Street.

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