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Photograph

Harvesting Grain

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of workers using teams of horses to harvest grain. The horses pull agricultural machinery which harvests the grain. A barn and another farm building c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man poses in a harvested wheatfield. Harvested wheat lies in bundles in the field. In the distance, hilly land can be seen. Text on photograph reads: "Ex...

Photograph

Harvesting Wheat

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Agricultural workers use two teams of horses to pull harvesting machinery in a wheat field in the vicinity of Twin Falls. Harvested wheat gathered into bun...

Date: 1944 

Description: Man driving an experimental Deering #123 self propelled harvester-thresher (combine). Original caption reads "Argentina, South America-Deering #123 self pr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and boys waving in a field. One man is operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder. Another man and a boy are in a horse-drawn bug...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of Seymour's Bank in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building, including people coming and going on the sidewalk...

Historical Essay

Farming and Rural Life

Discover how farming drew immigrants to Wisconsin in the 19th century, the state's role as a major wheat producer, and later diversification of crops.

Date: 1948 

Description: Center panel of the completed mural at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The image depicts wheat farming, one of the state's earliest and largest industrie...

Date: 1895-07-19 

Description: Man and dog standing in a field of spring wheat on the farm of Ferdinand Ledke. Another man is standing in the background, facing the forest.

Photograph

Wheat Field

Date: 1929-11 

Description: Field of young winter wheat with a farmhouse and windbreak in the background.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...

Date: 1912-07-03 

Description: Four men stand in a field with a rollercoaster in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large team of horses or mules is shown pulling a harvester through a grain field in. Several men can be seen on the harvester. Text on photograph reads:...

Date: 1902 

Description: Front and back cover of a Deering Harvester Company brochure for twine. The cover reads: "The Original Spinners," and "The World's Greatest Spinners, Deeri...

Date: 1935-03-27 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Marshfield Milling Co. "Holstein." Holstein cow and calf in black and white c...

Date: 1920 

Description: Back cover of a booklet advertising the Acme line of farm machinery. A listing of products produced by the company appears in front of an illustrated backg...

Date: 1882 

Description: Front cover featuring a rake, pitch fork, and shock of wheat advertising the catalog of harvesting machines.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog cover featuring text over a decorative background that includes stalks of wheat, and a crown. Text reads: "Craver Harvester King, Appleby's Crownin...

Date: 1899-08-22 

Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of an International Harvester farm implement catalog written in Norwegian. The cover has a drawing of a city street in Oslo with an International Har...

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