Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".

Date: 1919 

Description: An illustration of a tractor stands alongside a description of its features on the cover of a mail brochure advertising Russell farm machinery.


Description: Letterhead of the Berliner & Bruno's Badger State Safe Steam Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the steam works and depot, people...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Loewen Bräu (Lion Brew) Beer, United States Brewing Co." The label features the silh...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon is below the heading "Steering the Tractor". The cartoon depicts a man riding a per...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Ticket for a one way trip in 1976 from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City via the Milwaukee Road. The ticket cost $71.73.

Date: 1920 

Description: Back cover of the Spring "Yuba Bulletin" featuring a photograph of a plow working in a farm field, along with a title reading "Who Owns a Yuba Achieves Suc...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...

Date: 1938 

Description: "Your 1939 Calendar" published for International Harvester farm equipment dealers. The cover features a painting of the Swiss Alps.

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...


Coal Hopper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved print of a coal hopper in an urban setting.

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog advertisement for the Weber Central States drop tongue line of farm wagons and trucks featuring color advertisement. An "Internationa...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Front cover of a brochure produced by the Remy Electric Company's Tractor Equipment Division advertising "An Easier Day's Work" through the use of farm mac...

Date: 1883 

Description: Flyer describing McCormick harvester field trial victories. The headline reads, "The Ball Just Opened! The Dance Begun!"

Date: 1960 

Description: Advertising brochure for International AB-series trucks with Metroette Dari-Van bodies. Models covered include the AB-120 and AB-140 drop-frame chassis mil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of "The Jaws" in the Wisconsin Dells.


Description: Letterhead of the La Valle Roller Mills, a miller of wheat, rye, and buckwheat flours and cornmeal. Includes illustrations of Plansifter System machinery,...


Tractor Uses

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the La Crosse kerosene tractor featuring photographs of the tractor in use on farm jobs. The headline reads, "The HAPPY FARMER Really Bur...

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