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Date: 1915-02-22 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a me...
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Farmer loading hay from a wagon into a large barn using a winch. There are other farm buildings, a water tower, and a farmhouse in the background.
Description: A man takes bales of hay from a wheeled cart and places them in a wooden livestock feeder. Farm buildings and a herd of cows are behind the man.
Description: An elderly, bearded man hauls a giant onion using a dolly. The man is wearing a black hat and white work gloves. The background shows the side of a barn....
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Color photograph of a farmer backing a Farmall Super C tractor up to a Fast-Hitch plow. Other Fast-Hitch implements are nearby including a planter, spring...
Description: Fairgoers examine exhibits about meat, "Man's Favorite Food," sponsored by the National Livestock and Meat Board at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Chromolithograph advertisement for Wisner's Tiger Sulky Hay Rake, featuring a color illustration of a woman riding a hay dump rake pulled by a tiger. They...
Description: Two men work in the repair shop of Wertz S. Shaw, an International Harvester dealership.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Side view of a man, wearing a hat and a striped shirt, operating a McCormick grain binder in a field with trees in the background. The binder is being pull...
Description: Professor C.W. Farr stands on an elevated platform at the front of a classroom at the Burrell School while presenting on the subject of agricultural divers...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Farmer in a field using a McCormick mower drawn by two mules.
Description: Group of seven men, each holding a pitchfork, standing in a yard. Front row, left to right: Herman Bentert, Herman Riebe, Henry Burchardt. Back row, left...
Description: A man fills troughs with silage for a herd of cows at a farm. The text on the wheeled container holding the feed reads, "McCormick-Deering."
Description: Milton and Adeline Retzlaff live a mile west of Theresa at W1346 Hwy 28 (Section 9). The Retzlaff's, who will be married 60 years in August, last milked co...
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...
Description: A farmer stringing tobacco somewhere in southern Wisconsin.
Description: South American advertising poster for Titan tractors featuring color illustrations of Titan 10-20, 15-30 and 30-60 tractors. Imprinted with "Buenos Aires [...
Description: The Retzlaff's own this antique potato planter, which was purchased from Ed Radke, a long time Theresa resident.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A group of cranberry harvesters at work.
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