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Photograph

Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Date: 1899 

Description: Cover of advertising brochure for the Stoddard Manufacturing Co. featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a tiger. Stoddard manufactured agricultural i...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Russell & Company farm equipment. Includes illustrations of portable steam engines, steam traction engines and th...

Photograph

Man with Pipe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A farmer smoking a pipe while standing in his field. In the background are farm buildings.

Date: 1882 

Description: "The lightest draft and most complete mower in use!" Features an illustration of a man pulling the mower, with two men sitting on it. Includes the text: "T...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Geared Rotary Honey Extractor Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Improved Geared Rotary Honey Extractor for 1872. Manufactured by Gray and Winder of Cincinnati, OH. Illustrations of two different mo...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil sits on a bale labeled "COTTON". "No. 1" appears in the upper left corner. To the right is a verse that reads: "The Devil he sat with his claw...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Catalog cover for harvesting machines featuring an inset illustration of a bridge and waterfall, with a foreground illustration of a fence, and a man worki...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men haying in a field. Two men with hand rakes pose, while the third man, sitting on a horse-drawn rake, faces away from the camera.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Employees of a McCormick dealership and family members standing in a pavilion with a display of McCormick farm machinery. A crowd is pressed up against the...

Date: 1885 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young boy operating a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy is sitting in a field in the...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Back Cover

Date: 1898 

Description: Back cover with a color illustration of a man using a Buckeye binder in a field drawn by a team of two horses. On the left a woman wearing a dress and apro...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A composite of three views showing the siege of New Ulm on August 19 during the Indian Massacre of 1862. The lower left view depicts wagons and horses on...

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of a barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

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