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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man wearing dress clothes and holding a raised switch drives an ox-drawn mower down a path in a field. The man is also wearing a bowler or derby hat and...

Date: 1886 

Description: Instructions for attaching steel bundle carrier to McCormick steel harvester. Features an illustration of the carrier attached to a harvester. The harves...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog cover featuring text over a decorative background that includes stalks of wheat, and a crown. Text reads: "Craver Harvester King, Appleby's Crownin...

Photograph

Oat Plant

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick automatic self-rake reaper built in 1858 and patented by McClintock Young. Original caption reads: "This machine embodies the improvement of subs...

Date: 1897 

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

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: 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...

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring an illustration of a group of men looking at a Champion Mower in the barnyard of a farm. There is a dog in the foreground,...

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: 1893 

Description: Catalog cover with text: "Oscillator = Thresher" Also includes color illustration of a young girl sitting on a tree swing. Behind her, men women and childr...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn grain binder in a field while another man in work clothes looks on. Two men in dress clothes sit in a buggy in the same fie...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...

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: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Albion line of mowers and reapers manufactured by Harrison, McGregor and Company, Ltd., Leigh, Lanchashire, England...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Man operating a McCormick wire binder driven by two horses through a field.

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

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