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Date: 1920 

Description: Interior pages of a brochure advertising the Topp-Stewart four-wheel drive tractor. Two photographs of men using the tractor, one in snow and one in a farm...

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering manure spreaders showing color and black and white illustrations of various features.


Description: Factory worker machining an implement part at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works. The factory was owned by the Keystone Manufacturing Company befor...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat and suspenders uses an axe to slaughter a chicken, using a log as a base. A large pile of firewood is behind him.

Date: 1961-06 

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Louisville Works attaches a steering column to the chassis of a Cub Cadet lawn tractor.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Fitch Four-Drive Tractor. A photograph of a farmer using the tractor in a field appears at bottom.


Stable Hazards

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A man uses a rake inside a stable, standing near harnesses hung from wooden pegs on the wall. The tail of a horse can be seen on the left.

Date: 1960-01-27 

Description: The Farm Short Course is a 74-year-old institution at the University of Wisconsin which has enrolled 12,414 students over the years. Attending the reunion...

Date: 1931 

Description: Elevated view of a man using a Farmall tractor to pull a McCormick-Deering windrow harvester in a field of rye. Original caption reads: "Elliot A. Pritcha...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A group of men and women gather around Professor Garrick in the yard and on the porch of a farmhouse to watch a poultry culling demonstration. Additional f...

Date: 1952-07-31 

Description: Wesley Gordon, unable to do his farm work due to hospitalization, was helped by about 30 neighbors to take care of Gordon's 35 acres of grain. They brought...

Date: 1902 

Description: Front and back cover of a Deering Harvester Company brochure for twine. The cover reads: "The Original Spinners," and "The World's Greatest Spinners, Deeri...


The Boddens

Date: 1987-08 

Description: Ralph and Phyllis Bodden pose on their farm.

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1961-06 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Louisville Works assemble Cub Cadet lawn tractors.

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a courtroom scene framed with a draped American flag and th...

Date: 1960-01-27 

Description: Attending the University of Wisconsin Farm Short Course reunion are Clarence Bruins, Brandon, Class of 1921; Harold Giese, Prairie du Sac, Class of 1925; E...

Date: 1923-10-26 

Description: Farmers filling a silo using a McCormick-Deering belt-driven ensilage cutter run by 10-20 or 15-30 tractor.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farmers uses a McCormick wire grain binder, built in 1876. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original caption reads, "The improve...

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover for Deering Corn Binders, Shockers, Huskers & Shredders. Features an illustration of a dried ear of corn at an angle, and inside the ear of c...

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