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Date: 1834 

Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office, Madison, Wis.

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of a man forging a chain on an anvil. He is wearing a winged helmet with the word "Progress" on the front. The c...

Date: 1873 

Description: Chromolithograph featuring a view through a stone arch of two men in a field with a Sweepstakes threshing machine.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...

Date: 1889 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of ten men standing behind a team of two horses in the snow. Standing directly behind the horses in front of the sled loaded with lo...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Twine Binder. Features a 2-panel inside spread with a color illustration titled: "Minnie looks after the sheaves."...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of advertising brochure for Patterson and Brothers, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Patterson, Ontario, Canada. Features a chromolit...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of two boys with fishing poles, one is wearing a hat and the other is holding a hat. In the background men are u...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...

Date: 1899 

Description: A man operates a McCormick wire binder driven by two horses.

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