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Postcard

Cowgirl

Date:  date unknown

Description: Embossed postcard of a painting of a woman in rodeo garb on horseback. The horse is rearing up while the woman fires a gun into the ground.

Date: 1915-02-13 

Description: Two men traveling in a horse-drawn wagon on a flooded rural road. Original caption reads: "Example of road building in Lamar County on the Vernon-Columbus...

Photograph

Harvest in Ireland

Date: 1903 

Description: A woman, child, dog, and group of men gather around a harvester in a field. The photo caption reads: "Harvester History. Harvest of 1903. Jones Lever B...

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Description: A portrait of two women sitting in a horse-drawn buggy stopped in front of a wooden fence and a log house. Photographer's shawdow is in foreground.

Photograph

Bobbing

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: An ice fishermen sitting in a shelter bobbing for fish on Lake Superior near Cornucopia.

Photograph

Grain Binder

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man leads two mules pulling a McCormick grain binder.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1916 

Description: View down a long dirt road toward an intersection with two shops. On the left is a car parked outside the shop. Three men pose together at the corner. Ther...

Date: 1932 

Description: Poster for McCormick-Deering's Farmall agricultural machinery and implements, advertising them as "The Cheapest Farm Power." The poster also features illus...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from road of farmyard surrounded by a white picket fence. A man is riding on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder. A small group of men wait inside ya...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Right side view of a horse on display. There is a man on the right holding the bridle. In the background is a large group of people sitting and standing ne...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company of Richmond, Indiana. The machin...

Date: 1965 

Description: Two women, one walking a pair of toy poodle dogs, on a sidewalk in front of the Churchill Hotel.

Photograph

Checking on Beehive

Date: 1955 

Description: Robert E. Bodoh checks on the condition of a hive by opening it using smoke to calm the bees. Bodoh wears a protective hat with mesh veil. Several other hi...

Date: 1944-09-05 

Description: Horse caretaker, Matt Marty, shown with Prince, one of the horses used to pull milk delivery wagons for Kennedy-Mansfield Dairy Company, 101 North Lake Str...

Date: 1939 

Description: Shows location of deer, partridge, quail, prairie chicken, and pheasants. Includes game count table and significant manuscript annotations. Dated "3-25-39....

Photograph

Puppies on a Farm

Date:  ca.

Description: A litter of puppies stand on a wooden structure with (presumably) their mother below them in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a boy perched in a tree with a bear standing at the base while a dog looks on. In the background stone walls and a house are visible.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "IV Waterbirds, Ducks, Gulls, Pelican." A second note reads: "C...

Date: 1916 

Description: Backyard apiary consisting of a large group of numbered beehives on a platform in front of a house. Behind them is a man standing wearing a vest and hat. W...

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