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Description: View across field of a man harvesting wheat with a Farmall M tractor and No. 122 combine (harvester-thresher).
Description: Three men with a Titan 12-24(?) tractor plowing a field. Other men stand nearby observing. In the background is a shed or tent, with automobiles and a moto...
Date: 1911-01-25 before
Description: Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its h...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Two women dressed as farmers stand next to a Deering push binder with a cigar and a pipe in their mouths.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Worker forming the tip of a steel rod at International Harvester Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.
Description: The dissolute Herbert Lorrimer (played by Howard Davies) leers at Ruth Cleave (Myrtle Steadman) as they are served champagne by an African servant wearing...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Charles C. Stone of Decatur, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1...
Description: Potatoes from all over the state are displayed at the stock pavilion on the University of Wisconsin campus during Farm and Home Week. Ihir Birjandr, a grad...
Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...
Description: "New Voters — It was "Swear In to Vote Day' at Pulaski High School. Students who have reached 18 were sworn in as voters during a ceremony at the school, a...
Description: Three men baling hay with a horse-powered hay press. Two men feed the press while another stacks the bales nearby.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
Date: 1949 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the blacksmith shop at Walnut Grove farm where Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) invented and built his first reaper in 1831.
Description: Elevated view of automobiles and trucks gathered in connection with the distribution of brook trout fish. The “milk” cans in sight presumably contain finge...
Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.
Description: Candid view of the Reverend Jim Wright seated outdoors at Brittingham Park.
Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. George places his oil painting "Russian Spring" on the wall as Lorna l...
Description: Stereograph of Trempealeau from the river with two men in a boat in the foreground.
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