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Photograph

New High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the high school. The building features a bell tower, tall chimney, arched doorway and Dutch/Flemish gable. There is a hand-powered well nea...

Date: 1909 

Description: View of a man standing on a ladder, using an axe on a stalk of white pearl corn which is claimed to be 25 feet tall, somewhere in Georgia. A field can be s...

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Mrs. Jessie Avery (left) chats with Mrs. Verle Jacobs, both members of the Dane County Homemakers. The women sang with the Homemaker's Chorus during the an...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon is under the heading "Operating the Power Take-Off with the Tractor in Motion". The...

Photograph

Field Photographer

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A photographer, likely an employee of International Harvester, and his hand-crank motion picture camera stand in a field in front of man on top of a wagon.

Date: 1949 

Description: Alfred Lunt standing on a wooden ladder and picking plums from a tree in the Ten Chimneys orchard. Lynn Fontanne stands below holding a basket to collect t...

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: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1909-10-30 

Description: A group of male laborers load a giant cabbage up a ramp and onto a train car. The side of the train says "Wisconsin and Michigan." A pile of other giant ca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young girl practices her trumpet on a dairy farm.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Photograph

"McCormick Day"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and farm machines gathered on the town's main street for a "McCormick Day" celebration, with several grain binders and a b...

Date: 1930 

Description: Employees(?) learning about a chain drive gear at the St. Paul Flax and Twine Mill. Portraits of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and an advertising p...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Advertising illustration showing a farmer using a horse and plow in a field while the image of a tractor and the word "kerosene" floats above. The caption...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising illustration promoting the use of tractors and engine power over horses and horse-drawn implements. Shows Uncle Sam writing the words "Modern I...

Date: 1990-10-17 

Description: On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1990, the Theresa Lioness Club sponsored their 3rd annual fashion show. Amidst a festive setting on stage and G & Z's Hall in Theres...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Card featuring a series of drawings of two donkeys tied together with a rope. This prevents each of them from eating from their own pile of hay until they...

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