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Photograph

Dairy Barn

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View down slope towards the new dairy barn, with a silo on the left. There is a tree stump with sawdust on the ground in the foreground.

Photograph

New Dairy Barn

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View down slope towards the new dairy barn, with a silo on the left. There is a tree stump with sawdust on the ground in the foreground.

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 134

Date:  date unknown

Description: We always know what day it is
Because it never fails. Sometime between the awful and the coffee
that stepson drives along the road
and all the dog...

Date: 1928-11-12 

Description: A man stands beside a McCormick-Deering tractor outfitted with a "Brush Hog."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of the B.J. Dairy and Farm. Shows fenced-in yard with various cows in front of a round barn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farmers in overalls and brimmed hats string barbed wire along a fence next to a field. A dirt road can be seen on the right and a silo and barn are in...

Photograph

Contour Farming

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a farm and surrounding fields farmed with the contour method. Shocks of grain dot several of the fields.

Postcard

Hops Farming

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Hops farming, most likely in California. Pictured among the large plants and trellises are farm workers, both children and adults.

Photograph

Blowing Up a Stump

Date: 1921 

Description: View of a stump as it's being blown up with explosives in a field on a farm. In the background is a train.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of couple kneeling on the lawn. The women on the left cradles a puppy in her lap, while the man holds a puppy in his right hand while his left arm...

Date: 1914 

Description: Men stand around an International Harvester Mogul 12-25 tractor in a farm field to watch a plowing demonstration.

Photograph

Farmyard Water Pump

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A man pumping a water pump that drains into a water bucket behind a fence. Cows behind the fence are drinking from the bucket. Next to the man is a young...

Date: 1927 

Description: A man puts his hand into a McCormick-Deering 15-30(?) tractor to reach the running belt at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Date: 2004 

Description: The Dean Adelmeyer family has lived here since 1992. Cows were last milked here in the 1960s. The Leonard and Olive Steger family lived here.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: The Bhend family posing with their first car, a Ford Model T, on the Krueger farm. Posing and looking out of the car windows are John Bhend, sitting in the...

Date: 1941 

Description: John Hanna uses a Farmall H with lug wheels and a Little Genius 2-14 bottom plow to work in a field while a boy looks on from the left.

Photograph

Cows, Girl, and Cat

Date:  

Description: A cow, standing in front of a girl and a cat, with farm equipment and another cow in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring two illustrations with the title: "A Pointer." The top illustration, captioned "Union is Strength," shows a dog lying in th...

Photograph

Fall Garden

Date: 1918 

Description: A woman and man work in a fall garden on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.

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