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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Lithograph of the Empire Mower and Reaper; several other reaper manufacturers and models are identified in the illustration which appears above the text: “...


Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1938 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for T-20 TracTracTors (crawler tractors), featuring photographs of tractors plowing a field; harvesting with a combine (har...


Description: Letterhead of the German-American "Nitragin" Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of a trademarked nitrogen "soil inoculator," with a center backg...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Page of a mailer produced by the Smith-Waring Corporation of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to advertise the Waring tractor-cultivator. The advertisement feature...

Date: 1920 

Description: Color illustration of two men with Gray tractors in a cornfield. The caption reads, "This photo of Gray Tractors in a corn field shows the remarkable rolli...

Date: 1914 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for IHC hay presses featuring an illustration of a landscape of a valley with farms and fields.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Brochure for Parlin & Orendorff's volunteer walking cultivators, advertising the "Volunteer" and "Volunteer balance frame." The brochure unfolds to reveal...

Date: 1888 

Description: Advertising brochure for the Reeves Extension Oscillating Straw Stacker, with testimonial clippings. Features a color illustration top center, showing a ma...

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: 1851 

Description: Illustration of two men using a Hussey Grain Cutter in a field. One man rides on the grain cutter, and another man rides on one of two horses pulling the g...

Date: 1918 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Moline Number 4 mower. The pamphlet features a photograph of a man using the mower in a field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card for Deere & Co. "Largest Plow Manfactory, in the World." Features an illustration of a stalk of wheat on the left, partially framing a sce...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Front cover of a brochure produced by the Remy Electric Company's Tractor Equipment Division advertising "An Easier Day's Work" through the use of farm mac...


Gregg Reaper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colored illustration of a man in a hat and boots driving the Gregg Reaper in a field, pulled by two horses.

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Yearly Wheat Crop in Principal Countries." Chart showing yearly wheat crop production by country for 1880, found inside the back cover of an 1887 McC...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog titled "Farmall Farming Marches On." Includes a photograph of a man on a Farmall tractor in a cornfield.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Cover page of a Manny & Co. advertising circular featuring two illustrations of men using Manny's reaper and mower. The top illustration shows the reaper a...

Date: 1935-05-10 

Description: Advertisement showing a farmer with a Farmall F-12 tractor in a cornfield.

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