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Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company and sold by International Harvest...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machin...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The mach...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date:  

Description: Buildings on Pinckney Street, including the U.S. Hotel building and a carriage manufacturer. John S. Fuller's studio, "Fullers Temple of Art" was located i...

Book or Pamphlet

CB&Q Corn Planter Catalog

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's CB&Q line of corn planters showing a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn planter.

Photograph

Downtown Hillsboro

Date: 1908 

Description: View across unpaved street of people, horses and wagons, and businesses on one side of Water Avenue, the heart of Hillsboro's downtown and business distric...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The front cover of a La Crosse Light Draft Implement catalog from the La Crosse Plow Company. Features an illustration a man plowing a field behind two hor...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...

Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. People, automobiles, and horse-drawn vehicles line the dirt-covered street and sidewalks. A Gold Medal Flour billboar...

Photograph

Avery School House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman and child standing on the steps of the Avery School House. A horse and carriage stand nearby.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage decorated for a floral parade on West Washington Avenue. The carriage is passing in front of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (the buil...

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn disk harrow.

Date: 1914-04-25 

Description: Farmers posing with their new International horse-drawn manure spreaders in the streets of a rural town. The "spreader delivery" day was organized for publ...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down slope towards a large group of men, women, and children posed sitting and standing in a wooded field in front of a traveling photographer's wagon...

Date: 1927-04 ca.

Description: A man with a pipe in his mouth drives a team of horses to pull a manure spreader in a field. The original caption reads, "Kendall Stock Farm Indianapolis,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in patched and ragg...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass (most likely the child sitting with feet hanging over the cart), with a group of 5 unidentified children. They are all in a horse-drawn cart in a...

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