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Date: 1884 

Description: Front cover for the harvester and twine binder, with a color illustration in red and blue ink of various patterns, and a vase holding stalks of wheat.

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Saint Paul harvester and cord binder, manufactured by the Saint Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a chromol...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertsing Catalog

Date: 1889 

Description: Advertising catalog for grain cutting (harvesting) machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of children sitting with...

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover with the text: "Deering Harvesters for 1900." Features a stylized illustration in dark green, red, and gold ink of fruit trees, plants, flowe...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the St. Paul harvester and Appleby cord binder manufactured by the St. Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a black...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Cloverleaf manure spreader, featuring an illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn...

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of the Ann Arbor Agricultural Company Annual Descriptive Catalog. Features an owl at the top with the words: "A Word to the Wise." At the bottom it s...

Date: 1880 

Description: Catalog cover with gold and black ink illustrations. In the center a woman standing on a globe of the earth carries a sheaf of wheat on her shoulder and a...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Catalog cover for harvesting machines featuring an inset illustration of a bridge and waterfall, with a foreground illustration of a fence, and a man worki...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1905 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of wheat and flowers and a barbed wire fence in the foreground, framing a view of a field. There is a man in the di...

Date: 1890 

Description: Grass cutting machinery catalog cover. Features an illustration of a flying putto holding onto a cornucopia spilling flowers into a field. Birds fly in the...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1891 

Description: Front cover of catalog for mowers, reapers and self-binding harvesting machinery. Features a color illustration of a portrait of a man with a beard wearing...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Twine Brochure

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three panel foldout brochure for Deering Binder Twines: Daisy Twine, Golden Rod Twine, Lily Twine and Butter Cup Twine. Features illustrations of a young g...

Date: 1901 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a color illustration in green, red and gold ink on a black background, of bundles of wheat, clover leaves, flowers, trees,...

Date: 1884 

Description: Back cover featuring a chromolithograph of a young boy driving a team of oxen pulling a Buckeye Twine Binder. At the bottom is a letter that says, in part:...


Description: Front and back cover of Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co. Limited 4-page brochure, manufacturers of farm implements. They were headquartered in Madison, WI.

Date: 1878 

Description: The cover features four illustrations in each corner of men operating mowers and reapers in the field with teams of two horses.

Date: 1898 

Description: Catalog cover with framed headline: "Forty Harvest Seasons 1858-1898." Features a styled design of stalks of wheat, poppy flowers, and a sickle.

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