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Date: 1916 

Description: Pathé silent film star Pearl White posed with a white pig. White is dressed boyishly, wearing a black cap, overalls, and striped shirt.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A man stands on a wagon loaded with corn stalks while another operates a husker-shredder.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Photograph

William A. Henke

Date: 1938 

Description: Farmer William A. Henke, dressed in hat, eyeglasses and overalls, and standing in front of a silo(?). Mr. Henke was the owner of a McCormick-Deering six ca...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

Date: 1930 before

Description: View over fence of a man wearing a hat using a tilling tool in a garden presumably belonging to the Winnebago County Asylum farm.

Historical Essay

Wild Rice Threshing Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Improvised wild rice threshing machine used on the Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wisconsin, c. 1990. (Museum object #1999.61.5)

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down hilly unpaved road between two fenced fields. There are telephone poles with wires on either side of the road, and an automible near the top of t...

Date: 1901 

Description: Front cover and first page of a menu from a railroad dining car, with a woman in long robes carrying a tray with a steaming dish of food. A border of fruit...

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.E. Cady, of Medford, Minnesota. He is wearing a suit coat, and has a long beard and a moustache.

Date: 1935-06-20 

Description: New McCormick-Deering T-40 TracTracTors (crawler tractors) await transfer in the foreign shipping room at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Railroad...

Date: 1925-02-26 

Description: Workers setting type for printing documents or labels at a print shop operated by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department(?).

Date: 1932 

Description: A close-up of harvested oats.

Date: 1917 

Description: General line catalog illustration of a McCormick "Improved" grain binder. The text surrounding the color illustration reads, "Over Eighty Years' Experience...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tractor pulling a P&O plow in a field.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 55-61

Date:  

Description: Way back in the soft center of hard times
did not their resistance to change in the sentiment
make some sense

What could take the place of the...

Date: 1912-08 

Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."

Date: 1929 

Description: Printed color handbill that advertised the special events of the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a woman bearing a platter of produce.

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog color illustration of a Sterling Central States slip tongue farm wagon. Various parts of the wagon are also illustrated and explained...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Side-view illustration of the Leader Crawler 25-40 tractor. The text within the decorative border above the illustration reads, "Leader Crawler Tractor Plo...

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