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Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Co. showing a color illustration of a a little man with a corn cob body, a shield in the shape of the Inter...

Date: 1918 

Description: Cover of an "educational" pamphlet published by International Harvester to promote the use of manure spreaders, fertilizers and lime spreaders. Features an...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick farm equipment featuring an illustration of wheat bursting through a red background.

Date: 1937 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the McCormick-Deering No. 31-R harvester-thresher (combine). Features an illustration of wheat flanking the slogan: "F...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1963-08-11 ca.

Description: View up slope of two men operating two McCormick reapers in a wheat field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Napkin from Brewmaster's Pub in Kenosha advertising itself as the Midwest's first brew pub. The graphic on the napkin includes a beer stein and a stalk of...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover of a Deering farm implement catalog written in Swedish. Features an image of a "goddess" figure holding an International Harvester logo and a bundle...

Date: 1921 

Description: Farm with corn shocks and a large pile of hay. In the background are farm buildings and a windmill.

Photograph

Threshing Wheat

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Five men threshing wheat in a field.

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: 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...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Cover illustration for a McCormick line farm implement catalog showing a wheat field and farm on black background.

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: 1907 

Description: A large group of agricultural workers is shown threshing wheat in a field. In the foreground a horse-drawn vehicle sits in the field. In the background, se...

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...

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover reads: "J.I. Case, Manufacturers of Improved Threshing Machines, Steam Engines, Horse Powers &c." Features illustrations of vegetables, frui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label from a Badger Brew pilsner beer featuring the outline of the state of Wisconsin and stalks of wheat on a red background.

Photograph

Threshing Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Threshing day in the fields at the Quinney family farm. View includes, two workers, a tractor powering the thresher, a horse-drawn cart full of straw, a t...

Date: 1938-11-08 

Description: A man loads what appear to be stalks of harvested wheat onto a #10-C hammer mill operated by a P-30 power unit. The entire outfit was mounted on a tractor-...

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