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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...

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Photograph

Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1888 

Description: The front side of an advertising card showing a farmer reaching over a fence for a McCormick machine. There is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick on the fence a...

Photograph

Painted Plow

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted plow, with design of flowers in Sid's backyard, next to the Tea House and the base of a sculpture.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing depicting a person sowing seeds in furrowed ground with a cityscape in the background. An arm and hammer appear in the sky superimposed on a sun-li...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photomontage of a boy driving a cart drawn by a giant chicken. The back of the cart is filled with giant eggs, and a fence lines the road in the background...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Men repair a reaper replica on the motion picture set of "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper...

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Photograph

Square Dancers

Date: 1993-09 

Description: Square dancers in farmyard at Calumetville. Barn and tractors can be seen in the background.

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved print of a man riding atop a wagonload of hay pulled by a horse along a road in a hilly rural area. On the left is a barn and silos.

Photograph

Cotton Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Posed studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two African American agricultural workers picking cotton, location unknown. A little girl sits in a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photomontage of a bunch of giant strawberries resting on a flatbed railroad car. Red text in the upper left corner of the image field reads, "Grown near Au...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of three women and a little girl pulling up a giant carrot root. Several other giant carrots, some of which have been pulled out of the ground...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man wearing an International work coat demonstrates an engine for a man wearing a suit and hat. The men are at International Harvester's Education and T...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children sit on wooden benches inside Cottage Hill School as they watch Professor P.G. Holden give a presentation on the eradica...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four young people. From left to right: Teresa Kalscheur Endres, Frank Kalscheur, Julia Kalscheur, and Ter...

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