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The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Date: 1937-11-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering dealer Edward Gumienick smoking a cigar as he loads dairy equipment into his International truck for a sales "canvassing" trip. His servi...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...

Date: 1900 

Description: Exhibition catalog cover for Deering exhibits at the United States Agricultural Implement Annex. Text on cover: "Deering. Chicago, Paris." Includes embosse...

Date: 1900-10-22 before

Description: Front cover, speaker page, and menu for a dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, on the topic, "What Shall We Do with the Trusts?". On the cover is a sheaf of whe...


Public School

Date: 1929 

Description: View of front of the public school, a two-story brick building with a cupola and flagpole over the bell. A cornfield and bluff are in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of four men sitting in front of a painted backdrop. From the left are Vojta Masek and Charles Jonas sitting on a bench. The men sitting on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Foldout card for Wm. Deering & Co. harvesting machinery. This scene depicts a young boy in a farmyard playing a flute while sitting on the side of a water...


Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards an intersection on Main Street. On the left is a two-story wood frame building with two men and a dog on the porch and poste...

Date: 1990-09 

Description: Louise Wiseman performs at talent show dressed in lace lingerie. The stage is decorated with pumpkins and cornstalks.

Date: 1939-04-18 

Description: Eddie Cantor mugging on an International TD-18 diesel crawler tractor at the National Roadbuilders Show. Mr. Gainsford of the Los Angeles branch house is p...

Date: 1964-05 

Description: Black and white cartoon depicting two men in an apiary. One man is standing over a beehive with ridiculous electrical equipment strapped to his chest and h...

Date: 1883 

Description: Catalog cover featuring miniature elves or fairies harvesting grain with axes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a plow in front of a painted backdrop.

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

Date: 1907 

Description: Music and lyrics to "Buckwheat Cakes and Honey." Portraits of Eugene Secor and George W. Work are at left and right at the top. In the center is an illustr...

Date: 1950-05-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the luncheon menu for the Cunard White Star ship R.M.S. Queen Mary, with figurines of a white lamb and a shepherd and...



Date: 1929 

Description: View across field of front exterior of a stone church. There is a belfry but no steeple. Stained glass windows are at the front, side, and above the entran...


Alma Center Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait, in stereographic form, of a musical band standing in a field in front of trees. Identified as possibly the Alma Center band.

Date: ????-03-08 

Description: Artwork by Steve H--. Silkscreen. Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus quote illustrated "I Eat Bee Poop." "Wisconsin Grade A Fancy" in lower left corner.


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