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Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Davenport Street Bridge with a paper mill in the distance.

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering manure spreaders. Includes color illustration and the text "no man ever made a mistake by investing in modern equi...

Date: 1948 

Description: Workers inspect piles of sisal fiber, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "The piles of fiber shown have been treated with oil, i...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet produced by the Grid-Iron Grip Company entitled "The Tractor Traction Problem Solved: Just like a locomotive, It runs on its own."...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Advertisement produced by the Traylor Engineering & Manufacturing Company Truck and Tractor Division of Cornwells, Pennsylvania for their 6-12 four-wheeled...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...


Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger gantry crane with a specifically designed drive for handling railroad cars. Two men stand below the crane.

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.


Hillsboro Brewery


Description: Elevated view of the Hillsboro Brewery when it was operated by Joseph Buzucha in the early 1900's.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers work with machines to turn sisal fiber into binder twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Wisconsin River Bluffs and covered bridge. Text below reads: "Wisconsin River Bluffs, Boscobel, Wis."


Description: A composite of three photographs of the Menominee River with decorative graphics. Views of the river include log drivers and an elevated perspective of the...

Date: 1914 after

Description: View across water of a motorboat with four men going upstream. There is a bicycle in the motorboat. The shoreline in the background has industrial building...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Outer flap of a pamphlet created by the Trenam Tractor Company Incorporated to advertise the Trenam farm tractor. The pamphlet features an illustration of...

Date: 1927 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering Primrose ball-bearing cream separators featuring color illustration of a woman and two children operating a cream...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A young boy in overalls operates a machine, perhaps a pump for water, underneath a windmill. There are overturned buckets in the foreground. An elderly man...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1970 

Description: Workers in a carpet factory apply latex backing to hold yarn in place. The workers are standing on a slightly raised platorm, and the carpet is being fed v...

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