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Oneota Pottery

Date: 1997 

Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.

Date: 1981-07-26 

Description: Maynard Entringer of South Milwaukee is awarded the World Championship of the Kraut Eating Contest by the Queen of the Kraut Festival, Sharon Kerkman of Bu...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two children posed on porch steps with assorted garden produce. Probably from the International Harvester Co. Educational Extension Project.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...

Date: 1929 

Description: Pie chart showing the sources of gross income for Wisconsin farms in 1927.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer in a vegetable field holding a box of produce, showing the productivity and diversity of his farm in northern Wisconsin. A man on the left walks wit...


Farmer's Harvest

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer standing in a field between two large piles of root vegetables. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus experimental farm.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: International Model M delivery truck operated by William Brandfellner groceries parked outside the storefront. Produce is visible through the storefront, a...

Date: 1949-06-21 

Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Blankenburg listen to the radio while working in their plot.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: French-language poster advertising the Deering potato harvester. The poster includes a color illustration of the harvester along with text listing the feat...


Man in Bean Garden

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands in front of several very tall bean plants. Photograph taken in a company town of Consolidated Coal Company.

Date: 1967 

Description: Ground-level view of a double row of workers cultivating a cucumber field with hoes.

Cultivando pepino

Vista desde el suelo de una lĂ­nea...

Historical Object

Ocean View Brand Reused Label

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Emergency label for Ocean View Early June Peas printed over an unused wax beans label. The label shows a bowl of cut wax beans on one side and a view of th...


Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Pea Canners Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, packers of Lakeside and Eureka brands of peas, beans, sauerkraut, pumpkin, and hom...

Date: 1910 before

Description: A giant potato rests on a single flatbed railroad car, which is part of the Great Northern line. A white banner on the potato says, "The Way We Raise Potat...


Lexington Market

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: People posing at the Lexington Market.


Family in Garden

Date: 1932-08 

Description: A worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works is with his wife and children in a city garden sponsored by the company. The gardens were located n...


Drying Rack

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A four-tiered drying rack used to dry fruits and vegetables hangs from the ceiling above a heater in what appears to be a basement or root cellar.

Date: 1997 

Description: Hmong farm family selling vegetables on Mifflin Street on the Capitol Square at Madison's Farmer's Market.

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