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Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Thomas I. Kidd

Date: 1898 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Thomas Kidd, defendant in a conspiracy case related to the Oshkosh lumber strike.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Farmer with horse-drawn McCormick Advance reaper built 1870-1871.

Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Date: 1877 

Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Flyer advertising the McCormick Improved Advance Reaper and Mower. Features a large illustration of the machine b...

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Catalog cover for harvesting machines featuring an inset illustration of a bridge and waterfall, with a foreground illustration of a fence, and a man worki...

Photograph

Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of a McCormick horse-drawn grain binder operated by a farmer in a field.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Bridge carpenters and other workmen with a winch constructing a railroad trestle over a wooded valley.

Date: 1898-05-31 

Description: Cyanotype elevated view across Langdon Street from the Red Gym of the Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters under construction.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of June features a group of horses in a barn looking out over a railing. July features a man driving a horse-dr...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion reaper and mower produced by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly of Springfield, Ohio.

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer stands next to a mower pulled by two oxen in a field next to a lake.

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