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Madison Art Guild

Date: 1957-12-04 

Description: A group gathers for the Madison Art Guild's annual Christmas party at the home of Doris Brobst. Shown: Jean Watson, Mrs. James M. Wilkie (Cross Plains), Mr...

Date: 1940 

Description: Flyer promoting International Harvester's war work, featuring a color illustration of a man dressed in overalls and his Farmall tractor. In the background...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Man uses a Titan 15-30(?) tractor to plow a snow-covered field.

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...


Horse-Drawn Mower

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man sits on a horse-drawn mower in a field.

Date: 1939 ca.

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

Date: 1943-06-02 

Description: Looking south down street, with storefronts on either side. The street and bridge are undergoing reconstruction. Military vehicles are in the background.

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...


Egg Separation

Date: 1936-01-27 

Description: Women divide eggs into whites and yolks at Washington Co-operative Egg & Poultry Association.

Date: 1942-11-10 

Description: Without nails, wire or rope, indigenous men build a large structure for an American hospital unit headed by Major Stanley Hollenbeck of Milwaukee, Wisconsi...

Date: 1956-09-08 

Description: University of Wisconsin football player Bob Nelson weighs in at 239 pounds and is the heaviest player on the 1956 team. At right is Wisconsin State Journal...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the La Crosse Happy Farmer kerosene tractor. The cover features an illustration of a man using the tractor in a farm...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Two factory workers pour molten metal into diesel engine crankcase forms at the Milwaukee Works foundry. Photograph taken by Don Jones.


Farmall Super M-TA

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man operating a McCormick Farmall Super M-TA tractor with a front row mount cultivator in a field.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, built in the 1840s, on Shake Rag Street undergoing restoration. The house was temporarily covered with s...


Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, Curator of the Iconographic Collections (1954-1972), State Historical Society of Wisconsin, examining photographs received from the Mil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead proof for the International Litho Artists and Engravers Insurance and Protective Association of the United States and Canada, of Milwaukee, Wisc...


Description: Five women, two seated in a carriage hitched to a horse and three on foot pose in a field with a farmer.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cover of a brochure advertising the Turner Simplicity Farm Tractor. The cover features a photograph of a man using the tractor along with the caption, "Tur...


Mowing Clover

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man uses two horses to pull a mower through a field of clover. In the background are hills or mountains.

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