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Photograph

Raspberry Pickers

Date: 1953-11-03 

Description: Myra Swingle and her two-year-old son, Lanny, pick raspberries together at their home at 2637 Hoard Street.

Book or Pamphlet

Emerson Catalog Cover

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover reads: "The Emerson Product, A Book of the Shop." Features three color illustrations, with, top to bottom: the Emerson factory; a street view...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a haywagon pulled through a village by two horses. The driver is perched on top of the load. One horse wears a blanket with printi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Fordson tractor parked in the street in front of Louis Schoelkopf's building at 210 E. Washington Avenue. The tractor has a battery on wheels attached to t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover an advertising catalog for CB&Q Corn planters sold by International Harvester. Includes an illustration of a field with corn shocks.

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a report on the Leonard Tractor Company for the Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce by Charles C. Walsh.

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering combines (harvester-threshers). Includes the text "McCormick-Deering Combines for every farm and eve...

Date: 1987 ca.

Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...

Date:  date unknown

Description: River, with fence in foreground, reflecting trees and sunlight. On the right is a field with cows, a man near a fence, and a small dog.

Date: 1919 

Description: A farmer and his team of horses operate a McCormick push binder.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior fold of a brochure produced by the Massey-Harris Company to advertise their Wallis Tractor, with options of 12-20 H.P. and 20-30 H.P.

Photograph

Buttered Corn

Date: 1959-09-30 

Description: A boy eats buttered corn at a Golden Spike Day party.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Mower and assorted mower parts on display in front of banners advertising McCormick-Deering farm equipment, twine, machines and motor trucks in Hancock Imp...

Date: 1953 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, the 1953 Alice in Dairyland, inspects a frog with three young boys.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Rabbit hutches at Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany.

Date: 1917 

Description: A boy at Mount Prospect High School tests corn as part of the Cook County School Home Project.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer uses the "1st Avery tractor" with an attached plow in a field. The handwritten caption reads, "H.P. 20-35."

Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

Date: 1938-10-11 

Description: A man drives a McCormick-Deering 10-20 orchard and grove tractor with a 14-A disk and duster. Another man is dusting the trees with a pesticide.

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