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Flint Corn

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: A man is driving a McCormick harvester with a team of horses, cutting and binding a crop of flint ("Indian") corn, on the farm of S.D.D. Newton, five miles...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train at the Kilbourn City (now known as Wisconsin Dells) railroad depot, with a crowd of people on the platform.

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;...

Photograph

Round Silo

Date: 1895 

Description: A twenty-five foot high round silo featured on the farm of F.D. Parish, 4.5 miles southeast of Waupaca. The silo is twenty feet in diameter. Two men are ge...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer wearing a bowler or derby hat operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. The farmer is holding a switch. A cornfield and several ho...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

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...

Photograph

Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farmers uses a McCormick wire grain binder, built in 1876. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original caption reads, "The improve...

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered on a dirt road in front of a strip of commercial buildings to celebrate the arrival of a McCormick agricultural equ...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons. A farm buildi...

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo are in the foreground, and a house is...

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