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Date: 1914 

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

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A man operates a horse-drawn corn binder in a field while others load stalks into wagons. A silo and two barns are in the 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...

Photograph

Farm and Field

Date:  ca.

Description: Composite view of a farm (above) and a view of cutting wheat in a field. Decorative elements appear on either side at the top of the image.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Old Imperial Pale, made by the Rahr-Green Bay Brewing Corporation. The label also inc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer harvesting wheat with a McCormick combine (harvester-thresher) against a mountainous background. The combine is using a windrow pickup head and may...

Date: 1948 

Description: View across field of a man harvesting wheat with a Farmall M tractor and No. 122 combine (harvester-thresher).

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: 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...

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Description: Letterhead of the La Valle Roller Mills, a miller of wheat, rye, and buckwheat flours and cornmeal. Includes illustrations of Plansifter System machinery,...

Date: 1902 

Description: Front cover for Champion binders, mowers and rakes. Features a color illustration of an Art Nouveau style depiction of golden stalks of wheat over a flower...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterpress print of a McCormick Harvester & Twine Binder. The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two horses. A farmhous...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of five children sitting in a field of grain. Behind them a man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses, one wearing a fly-net...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boy operating a McCormick grain binder pulled by two white horses through a field. Trees are in the background.

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...

Date: 1934-04-23 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration by the M Carpenter Baking Co. The label is in red and blue, and is for cracked wheat b...

Date: 1962 

Description: Label for Chief Oshkosh Beer with an arrowhead-shaped shield in the center bearing the name of the brew. There is also a depiction of the brewery with Lake...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: A large group of men, mostly African American, pose in a field with three McCormick grain binders. Each binder is being operated by a man and is pulled by...

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