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Description: Features a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn sulky rake.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.
Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.
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: 1870 ca.
Description: McCormick Self-Rake reaper in front of a fence or wall in a factory(?) yard.
Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...
Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...
Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for D.M. Osborne and Company showing a "scene in the Osborne rolling mill." The Osborne company manufactured agricultural m...
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.
Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Agricultural machinery on display in an exhibition by R. Wallut & Co. of Paris, France. Signs advertise Hornsby oil engines, cream separators and "mills of...
Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration titled: "Young Canada, 'I wonder what they are doing on the other side," and "Merry Christmas." A young boy is l...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Men and a boy are in a barnyard with sheep and cattle.
Description: Three young men doing gymnastics in a field near a cow, with other people standing and posing behind them. Two people are in a wagon. In the background are...
Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...
Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...
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