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Date: 1900 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Adriance, Platt & Company featuring an illustration of a clock. Agricultural machinery parts serve as the hands of...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

New Hutchinson fine settlement

Date: 1923-6-08

County: Waukesha

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1891 

Description: Front cover of catalog for mowers, reapers and self-binding harvesting machinery. Features a color illustration of a portrait of a man with a beard wearing...

Date: 1927-3-12

County: Eau Claire

City: Eau Claire


Cloudy Field

Date: 1960 

Description: Large field and trees, with spectacular driven clouds.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Date: 1960-04-20 

Description: Five members of the planning committee for the Daughters of Demeter annual spring luncheon are seated from left to right: Mrs. Glenn Barquest; Mrs. George...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: View across field of a number of men working to clear a field. There is a team of horses pulling a plow to create a furrow. There is a pine forest in the b...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.


Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using the plow in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1959-08-30 

Description: Linda and Donald Harrison enjoy the Watermelon Festival sponsored by the Monona Businessmen's Association.

Date: 1924 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering corn picker featuring color illustration. Includes the text "stop husking by hand" and "do a week's work in a...

Date: 1937-11-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering dealer Edward Gumienick smoking a cigar as he loads dairy equipment into his International truck for a sales "canvassing" trip. His servi...


Barn Fire

Date: 1987-08 

Description: The Behm familiy suffers a barn fire.

Date: 1985-06-01 

Description: William Meyer, owner of the Kickapoo Orchard at Gays Mills, adds pollen to beehives to help in pollination.

Date: 1931-09-25 before

Description: Luncheon menu and program from a McCormick Celebration at Washington and Lee University, with an etching of a three-quarter view of Cyrus McCormick's first...

Date: 1892 

Description: Third page of calendar for May and June, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Crop disaster turned farmers to dairying

Date: 1930-6-08

County: Green

City: Monroe

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...

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