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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: 1964 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Tire Inflation". The cartoon depicts two personified tra...

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Description: Bookplate of the Charles C. Miller Memorial Apicultural Library. Portrait of Miller in center with phrase, "Do unto others as ye would that others do unto...

Photograph

Viola Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the "Viola Court House" — a small wooden building where one can find the Justice of the Peace. Posters on the exterior walls promote an up...

Date: 1924 

Description: View across road towards the church which has wood clapboard siding, arched windows, arched double front doors, and a three-sided set of stairs leading to...

Date: 1956 

Description: Postcard of an International 300 series tractor with a cartoon head on it, called "Tuffy the Talking Tractor."

Date: 1932 

Description: Poster for McCormick-Deering's Farmall agricultural machinery and implements, advertising them as "The Cheapest Farm Power." The poster also features illus...

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

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Description: A nude female model painted partially with blue paint is standing outdoors holding the bridle of a horse painted with red and white stripes. The reverse si...

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...

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: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of children playing on giant carrots. Two girls are sliding down a giant carrot while a third is climbing up the steps to get to the top of th...

Date: 1966 

Description: The 'Howdy' Roberts Band performing inside an International Harvester exhibit at the Iowa State Fair. Band members are playing a clarinet, trumpet, accordi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Capital Island Wheat beer label. The label features a drawing of the Wisconsin Capitol dome flanked by stalks of wheat. There is also a map of Washington I...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A student is using a pointer to direct the attention of seated students toward a poster labeled "Life Cycle of a Fly" during a lesson on the dangers of hou...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "3RD ROU...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Several people posed among farm implements in front of the machinery and insurance business of Gustav Reinhardt and Charles Pelunek (a.k.a. "Bohemian Charl...

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: 1916 

Description: Three men ride a dairy cow on a dirt road, while a fourth pulls at the cow's tail. Of the three men, one is holding a tennis racket, one is holding a golf...

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