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Date: 1920 

Description: Promotional circular showing the color illustration for a forthcoming farm implement line calendar. Illustration is an artistic rendering of a young woman...

Date: 1901 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of wheat, clover flowers, and a calendar for 1901, around an inset illustration of a farmer working in a field w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Peoples Bock Beer Label with the word Peoples in an arrow, a drawing of a goat, and stalks of wheat. The label also bears the phrases "Hits the spot...

Historical Essay

The Rise of Dairy Farming

How Wisconsin Became the Dairy State

Discover how Wisconsin became the Dairy State.

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick corn machines with children watching a rabbit run through a field.

Date: 1945-01-20 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features the shape of the state of Wisconsin outlined in blue and filled in with yell...

Date: 1885 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat under one arm, and holding a hand scythe in the other hand.

Date: 1902 

Description: Front cover of catalog for grain and grass cutting machinery, featuring an art deco style frame with a landscape scene of a wheat field with trees, a windm...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of catalog for "Plows and Plow Making as shown by the Oliver Chilled Plow Works."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two farmers are using McCormick grain binders along the side of a steep hill overlooking farm buildings below.

Date: 1934-12 

Description: Elevated view of a group of men using a horse-drawn Deering 30-T Harvester-Thresher (combine) with a 15 foot cut to harvest wheat in a field in Argentina,...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

Date: 1897 

Description: An advertisement designed with images of three hand fans decorated with scenes of farmers using McCormick farming machinery. A ribbon across the bottom car...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Date: 1903 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of agricultural machinery. The illustration depicts a field of golden grain stre...

Date: 1950 

Description: Two men harvesting wheat with an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) and a No. 51 hillside harvester-thresher (combine). Mountains are in the far b...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy (possibly father and son) on farmland near a cornfield operating a horse-drawn No. 3 Clover Leaf manure spreader. A barn is in the background.

Date: 1923 

Description: This map includes an explanation that reads: "This chart shows the movement of wheat on the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, and New York State Barge Canal...

Date: 1928-12 

Description: View from field of International Harvester demonstration farm located in Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. The roof of the barn of barn has hand-inked lette...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1872 

Description: Front cover of catalog with the title: "The Kirby Mower and Reaper." The "K" and "Y" letters of Kirby are drawn as shocks of wheat, and the "IRB" letters a...

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