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Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man operating a horse-drawn corn binder is obscured by a single row of corn stalks in a field.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a horse-dr...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mary Elizabeth Mears, also known as Nellie Wildwood.

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles C. Parry (1823-1890), American Botanist. Parry is most famous for his botanical research in the southern Ro...

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover for "The Advance Mower" featuring a color illustration of a man sitting on the mower pulled by a team of two horses through a field, with the...

Date: 1897 

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

Photograph

Hop Pickers

Date: 1879 

Description: Hop pickers, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Hop harvesters, mostly female, stand with hops, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Many of the har...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed group portrait of men harvesting hay. Two men stand on top of a haystack with pitchforks filled with hay. A wooden counter-weighted hay stacker is in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Photograph

Klumb Barn Raising

Date: 1899 

Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn they're building on Holy Hill Road, which has a stone foundation. On the far right three women...

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back cover with gold and blue ink. On the front cover a woman representing Europa is giving a coin to another woman representing America. Other i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Sweep horsepower threshing. Men and products line the machinery near a large haystack.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Photograph

Law Office

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Patent attorney Charles L. Goss (seated), with clerk Arthur Muerless in the law offices of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

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