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Frank Lloyd Wright

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright shortly after he arrived in Chicago.


Union Women

Date: 1954-08-30 

Description: Mabel Huffman checks mailing files for union activities for the "Union Labor News." She is a leader in labor activities in Madison.


Description: A page from a Greenville Mills employee brochure showing employees enjoying themselves playing baseball, playing at a family picnic, and smoking.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers pose on the frame of a barn they are building.

Date: 1926-04-19 

Description: A man uses a well to pump water into a metal bucket while standing in front of a farmhouse.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of a man in a field operating a McCormick Farmall H tractor with a mounted cultivator. A barn with "Hinsdale Farms" painted on the f...


Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.

Date: 1971 

Description: Color photograph of a man standing at the back of an International Hydro 1066 tractor adjusting a 370 Disc, 13 foot and 10 inch Disc Harrow attachment.


Railroad Hand Car

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: An early gasoline-powered hand car being used on the Minneapolis, St. Paul, & Sault Ste. Marie line for an inspection tour. The employees are (left to righ...


Derailed Railcars

Date: 1997-09-22 

Description: "Heavy-duty moving equipment from Michels Pipeline of Brownsville helped to move derailed cars back onto the tracks. Within 27 hours, all cars were righted...


Men Building a Barn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor scene of a crew of men building a barn. A smaller building is next to the tower structure for a windmill.

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering harvester-threshers (combines). Includes the text "McCormick Reaper Centennial" and a color illustration of farmer...

Date: 1945-01-10 

Description: Carved wooden combination alarm clock & study desk made by John Muir about 1862, while a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on display in the...

Date: 1952-04-27 

Description: Hazel Murphy Sullivan (left), editor of the Sun Prairie Star-Countryman and Wisconsin State Journal correspondent, holds the Writer's cup she was awarded b...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A Pawling & Harnischfeger monorail hoist with a grab bucket. The rail is stamped with the text "Capacity 6,000 Lbs., No. 3245". A man stands in the cab loo...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 1124 in New Orleans on strike against the Colonial Sugar Company. They graphically symbolize the UPWA's d...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Man operating a McCormick wire binder driven by two horses through a field.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Advertising postcard featuring color illustration of Russian harvesting scenes with men working with a horse-drawn reaper, grain binder, hay rake and mower...


Child Milking Cow


Description: A child from the East Tennessee Farmers Union milking a cow covered with flies.




Description: Man working a horse-pulled plow, with a young boy walking at his side.

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