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Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...

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Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.

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E. Thorsen Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

Date: 1885 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Harvester Works, manufacturers of twine binders and other agricultural implements, featuring a chromol...

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for Kirby's American Harvester, a combined reaper and mower. The advertisement features two line drawings of the machine in use, as a reaper and...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by Warder, Mitchell and Company, manufacturers of the Champion line of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1877 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick self-binder to the harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire grain binder.

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: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a path leading to a brick farmhouse. The image contains architectural details, including decorative brickwork...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: Men display produce, a large cabbage and a bushel of potatoes, while standing in the gardens of the Thayer farm. Cabbage, onion, currant, and raspberry pla...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with two-story stone house having porch on at least two sides. L.E. Johnson was the neighbor of B.F. Halin. The farm wa...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for W.K. Miller's Iron Harvester, a combined reaper and mower manufactured by C.M. Russell & Company. Features three line drawings of machines.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men in the foreground are pointing across a harvested field to a farmstead in the distance.

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"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...

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Threshing on Farm

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Threshing on the Henry Johnson farm. This threshing rig owned by Michael Ehlinger was the first to be used in the township. Standing on the separator from...

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