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Photograph

Eggs Hatching

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.

Photograph

Factory Girls

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Factory girls' “club” gathered for coffee in plant refreshment room in the Milwaukee Paper Box Co.

Photograph

Tractor Boy

Date: 1953-09-03 

Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  

Description: Design in green for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring evergreen trees, and an agriculture and industry theme.

Date: 1910 

Description: Two men test an International Harvester 15-30 tractor with a plow in a field near the company's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date:  

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

Date: 1927-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor pulling a street cleaning tank attachment marked "Street Department, Village of Shorewood." Water is spraying from the side...

Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...

Photograph

Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...

Date: 1938-06-13 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and long coat with rubber protectors over his shoes stands next to a McCormick-Deering cooler. Four milk cans are in the foreground. Origin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men in a car with the number four on the front is driving down a dirt road surrounded by fields. Hay bales are in the field on the right.

Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a soldier on a horse in a field under the title "Peace and...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exhibit at the Milwaukee County Fair devoted to Wisconsin's cranberry production. The exhibit includes cranberry plants, various cranberry varieties, cranb...

Date:  

Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

City engulfs historic farm

Date: 1930-4-20

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Book or Pamphlet

Cream City Milk Cans

Date:  

Description: Catalog for the Cream City line of milk cans and other dairy supplies manufactured by Geuden, Paeschke & Frey of Milwaukee.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Elevated view of assembled tractors, engines and parts on the erecting floor at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Mil...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Conference room at the United Auto workers (UAW) farm implement conference. Attendees sit at banquet tables and stand along the walls in the crowded room.

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