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Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

Date: 1895-07-19 

Description: Man and dog standing in a field of spring wheat on the farm of Ferdinand Ledke. Another man is standing in the background, facing the forest.

Date: 1893 

Description: Inside spread of an advertising folder showing factory buildings of the D.M. Osborne Company. The top center illustration is the Office and Factory; bottom...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Eureka Mower Company featuring color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a mower pulled by two horses. Trees, mountains...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1898 

Description: Buckeye catalog cover for harvesting machinery featuring an illustration of a buckeye tree with nuts in the grass below. Text on bottom left reads: "Ohio,...

Date: 1859 

Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Front and back cover of brochure. Front cover includes an illustration of a man using an agricultural implement in a field drawn by two horses, and lists o...

Photograph

"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Families and citizens with horse-drawn wagons gathered in a small town for delivery of McCormick farm machines from General Agent Daniel Klinedinst. Horses...

Date: 1895 

Description: A herd of Shorthorn dairy cattle stand together in a pen on the farm of Chas. Scott six miles from Augusta. A large frame barn towers behind them. A man st...

Date: 1894-12-24 

Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Photograph

Survey Group

Date: 1895 

Description: Group of surveyors from the Agricultural Department at the University of Wisconsin posing on the back platform of their railroad car 404, "the Palace Car."...

Photograph

Flint Corn

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: A man is driving a McCormick harvester with a team of horses, cutting and binding a crop of flint ("Indian") corn, on the farm of S.D.D. Newton, five miles...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with lots of windows, a parapet roof and a small structure on roof, on Mapl...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a gate in a split-rail fence. A dirt road leads off into the distance. There are also several wooden farm bui...

Date: 1886 

Description: Page from an 1886 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing early harvesting technology. One drawing depicts a farmer in India harvesting grain...

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

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