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Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...


A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...


Building a Silo

Date: 1914 

Description: Men using a hoist to lift a panel onto the side of a silo. The silo is next to a barn with a gambrel roof and a cupola.

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Fifty-seven millimeter artillery pieces stored in an International Harvester factory building. A flag and a poster hang from the rafters.


Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Casting molds in the Grey Iron Foundry at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the center aisle of International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. On either side of the aisle factory workers are producing balls of twine. The f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lumber mill. The mill complex sits in the middle of the image, with two smoking stacks. The building on the left side has a track the exte...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: A man uses an International RF-190 series truck with a cement mixer platform body while parked in front of a partially built structure.

Date: 1980 

Description: Front view of a house under construction in the Tamarack Trails Subdivision.

Date: 1907 

Description: Factory workers in the machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers sit and stand for a group portrait at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Uniformed women sit in the foreground and American flags ha...

Date: 1956 

Description: Color photograph of workers positioning an International model RF-190 oil field truck near an oil derrick. The truck was owned by Schlumberger Well Servici...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the Van Camp Packing Company.


Description: Letterhead of Henry Sherry of Neenah, Wisconsin, manufacturer of and dealer in "Lumber, Lath, Shingles & Pickets", with a signboard and scroll with decorat...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: A female factory worker operates a grinding machine. Original caption reads: "This woman employee on torpedo production operates a grinding machine. The pa...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: This map of Door County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows roads, schools, churches, creameries and cheese factories, orchards, docks, quarries,...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

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