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Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

Photograph

Mr. Tony Gildig

Date: 1936-09-23 

Description: A man wearing overalls sits with a newspaper in his hands at a table in a house. Original caption reads: "Mr. Tony Gildig owner of McCormick-Deering 6 can...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Farmer standing at an open barn door pouring corn into a belt-driven McCormick hammer mill powered by a Farmall C tractor.

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of the B.J. Dairy and Farm. Shows fenced-in yard with various cows in front of a round barn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farmers in overalls and brimmed hats string barbed wire along a fence next to a field. A dirt road can be seen on the right and a silo and barn are in...

Postcard

Hops Farming

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Hops farming, most likely in California. Pictured among the large plants and trellises are farm workers, both children and adults.

Date: 1935-04-10 

Description: Men stand on a platform to load an International Model C-30 truck with celery at the American Fruit Growers Wash House.

Date: 1945 

Description: Marine Private First Class Gilbert E. Bailey shovels heavily caked mud from the tracks of his International TD-18 Diesel crawler tractor (TracTracTor). The...

Date: 1935-11 

Description: A group portrait of Eastern District branch service managers at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Service managers, Eastern...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of couple kneeling on the lawn. The women on the left cradles a puppy in her lap, while the man holds a puppy in his right hand while his left arm...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man pulls fiber from the leaves of a manila plant in the Philippine Islands. Other men looks on over his shoulder, and a dwelling or other structure is i...

Date: 1927 

Description: A man puts his hand into a McCormick-Deering 15-30(?) tractor to reach the running belt at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Date: 1989-07 

Description: "Theresa library board members, Peggy Langenfeld, Sandy Merchant, Betty Bodden, and Ralph Widmer pose with a fund-raiser sign."

Date: 1974 

Description: "Dismantling St. Theresa Catholic School."

Date: 1875 

Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...

Date: 2004 

Description: The Dean Adelmeyer family has lived here since 1992. Cows were last milked here in the 1960s. The Leonard and Olive Steger family lived here.

Date: 1932 

Description: Adults sit in chairs in a classroom to hear an agricultural extension lecture given by a man standing behind a table or podium at the front of the room. Se...

Print

Joyeux Noel!

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier walking while carrying a child who is waving an American flag. The soldier is wearing a uniform and a campaign hat. Two childre...

Date: 1917 

Description: The cover of a La Crosse Tractor advertisement from M. Maloney Company, Syracuse, N.Y.

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