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Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Frost and Wood Company, manufacturers of agricultural implements and harvesting machinery, Smith's Falls, Ontario, Can...

Photograph

Vegetable Farmer

Date: 1895 

Description: A farmer stands in his vegetable field.

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Cover page of a Manny & Co. advertising circular featuring two illustrations of men using Manny's reaper and mower. The top illustration shows the reaper a...

Date: 1884-09-01 

Description: Poster advertising the need for workers to pick cranberries for the Wisconsin Cranberry Company.

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...

Date: 1899 

Description: A man operates a McCormick wire binder driven by two horses.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Western Queen Bee Hive Advertisement

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: 1862 

Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.

Date: 1874 

Description: Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) had much to be proud of in 1874: an imposing brick house, modern harvesting equipment and a growing family. When Dahl publ...

Date: 1892 

Description: Advertising poster for "The Modern Hero 2 and 4 Horse Power and Grinding Mill." Produced by the Appleton Manufacturing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin; Minn...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Farm scene of foreman watching five farm hands reaping grain with cradles as children, women and field hands help gather it into bundles.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Photograph

Springer Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...

Date: 1899-07-02 

Description: Syl with Uncle Herman who is wearing a hat. They are standing in a pig pen with four pigs eating in a corner.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of a frame church from across a cornfield. There is elaborately patterned shingling on the steeple.

Photograph

Dr. Blake's Home

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac with a white picket fence in front of it. A man stands with a horse, Reaper Boy, i...

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