Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...


Description: Letterhead of Northwestern Lumber Company of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Lath Shingles & Pickets", with two men in the woods, one poised with a...


Description: Letterhead of Baldwin & Killen Lands and W.H. Killen & Company, dealers of farm, lumber, and mineral lands, from Appleton, Wisconsin, with an image on the...


Description: Letterhead of M.H. Wheeler, a lumberman from Florence, Wisconsin, with a man standing on a load of logs, holding the reins for two horses harnessed to the...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of an advertisement for Best tractors featuring a color illustration of a man using a plow pulled by two oxen to work in a field. The headline...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.


Description: Letterhead of the G. Heileman Brewing Company of La Crosse, Wisconsin, with a musketeer-like figure holding a bottle of beer in one hand and raising a glas...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...

Date: 1839 

Description: Lithographic print of prize ox. Inscription beneath title reads: Weighing 4,000 Pounds, or 500 Stone, - of Beautiful Proportions. / This astonishing Ani...


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