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Date: 1892 

Description: Third page of calendar for May and June, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children (left to right: Morten, Henry, Edward, Halbert and Helen) in front of the their home in...

Date: 1887-05-14 

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

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fifth page of calendar for September and October, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvestin...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1899 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in a barnyard w...

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...

Photograph

Building a Dam

Date: 1895 

Description: Men in the midst of dam construction.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...

Date: 1874-01 ca.

Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer in a jacket and hat operates a horse-drawn mower in a field. The horses are pulling the mower down a path that appears to have been mowed already;...

Date: 1886-05-04 ca.

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...

Date: 1879 

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...

Photograph

The Sample Room

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Men standing along the bar of local saloon owned by Liegeois Brothers. Blacksmith Joseph Liegeois, Jr. and his brother John are on the end of the bar. John...

Photograph

Frederick W. Horn

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...

Date: 1858 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....

Date: 1869 

Description: Features an illustration of a buck in the foreground, and in the background a landscape, which includes on the right a man driving a horse-drawn agricultur...

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of Aultman & Co's Annual Catalogue of threshing machinery. Features two putti pulling aside a curtain to reveal a landscape scene of farmers working...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Two men on a raft that is breaking up throw a rope to a man standing on rocks on the riverbank.

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