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Horses and Sheep

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over sheep pen of men displaying several horses in a yard among farm buildings, a frame house and a windmill. Three women and two young girls...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Historical Object

133 - Joy Camps Barbecue


Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. Two of the photographs show a large pig carcass on a spit over a grilling area. Another photo...


Ice Storm Aftermath

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "After the ice storm it was a mess on Doyle Road."

Date: 1924-06-12 

Description: A farmer uses a Chattanooga walking plow drawn by two horses.


Lichtenberg Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: This barn, at 1915 Hwy 28, is owned by Roy and Sandy Lichtenberg. The last time cows were milked here was in 1988.

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Date: 1895 

Description: A group of purebred Hampshire Down ewes stand in a field of rapeseed. In the background behind fences are more fields, and a group of horses grazing. There...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers use a balling machine at the McCormick Twine Mill to wind twine onto wooden spools.


Deering Reaper

Date: 1914 

Description: A farmer drives four mules pulling a Deering reaper.

Date: 1929-07-22 

Description: White Farmall Regular tractor with attached cultivator on display at a state fair.


Cub Cadet Assembly

Date: 1961-06 

Description: Factory workers use a ceiling-mounted conveyor while assembling Cub Cadet lawn tractors at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

Date: 1920 

Description: A boy wearing a straw hat, cuffed overalls, and sneakers sits on a wooden crate while holding a prize-winning rooster. A ribbon rests on the boy's leg read...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Development of farming in Sauk County

Date: 1917-2-??

County: Sauk

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Heider tractors produced by the Rock Island Plow Company. The pamphlet features testimonies from Heider tractor owner...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man packing butter in a creamery.


Springer Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Industrial artist's color rendering of the experimental International HT 340 hydrostatic-drive gas turbine engine tractor ("future farm machines"). The HT...

Date: 1923-05-04 

Description: Carl Seamonson plowing a field with a McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor and plow.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Agricultural Extension lecturer Dr. F.A. Wolfe carries an educational chart while riding on horseback along a muddy dirt road.

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