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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional cards showing the plentiful corn crops of John Carstens, created to attract farmers to the agricultural...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1888 

Description: The back view of a farmer reaching over a fence. He stands next to wrecked farming machinery, and the words, "Which Side Of The Fence Are You On?" Other te...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Eau Claire Lumber Company, later the Cutter shoe factory. It was still standing in 1931.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a binder pulled by two horse...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the St. Paul harvester and Appleby cord binder manufactured by the St. Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a black...

Book or Pamphlet

Champion Light Binder

Date: 1884 

Description: Brochure titled: "50 Reasons Why the Champion Light Binder Takes the Lead." At the bottom is an illustration of a man standing and pointing at an inset ill...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Date: 1866 

Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of two men working in a cellar full of wooden barrels filled with fermenting beer.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles C. Parry (1823-1890), American Botanist. Parry is most famous for his botanical research in the southern Ro...

Date: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Increase A. Lapham in suit and tie.

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