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Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of two young women in front of a painted backdrop. The girl sitting on the left and wearing a white dress is identified as Betty Northrup...

Date: 1928-12 

Description: Cameramen staging a shot of a man and woman on a Farmall Regular tractor in front of farmhouse at an International Harvester demonstration farm in Gull Lak...

Date: 1915-02-26 

Description: A brass band led by W.F. Casey, standing at left, welcomes four Alabama Crop Diversification Campaign speakers at a train depot. A train and several buildi...

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Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a dairy and agriculture theme.

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Description: Milwaukee postcard showing a glass of beer, a pretzel, a cow and a milk maid. The card also features a short verse about Milwaukee's congeniality: A cool g...

Date: 1966 

Description: A group of National Farm Workers Association members and supporters applauding rally speakers in front of Waushara County Courthouse. A march to the rally...

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: 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: 1936 

Description: A cartoon from "Farm Implement News" stressing the importance of buying domestic binder twine.

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Description: Reproduction of a painting by W.L. Williams of the home of Governor Bradford in 1621. Exterior view features logs, a thatched roof, a chimney, and a surro...

Date: 1944-01-25 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Label for canned food from the Larsen Company. Features a can of corn, with fresh ear...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: A photographer is taking a photograph of another man plowing a field with a tractor. The tractor is probably a Fordson and the implement dealer was probabl...

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Description: Four children with their musical instruments. Writing on the picture says "Honey Bunch Orchestra".

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: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

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: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of two men standing over an open cellar door, attempting to push a giant root vegetable into it. Two women with brooms are holding a baby by t...

Date: 1929 ca.

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

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

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