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Date: 1934 

Description: This illustration shows how many pounds per barrel of different Rahr Special Malts are needed to brew Salvator, Pilsener and Vienna style beers.

Date: 1934-07-05 

Description: Richard McVicar, son of the photographer, sits at a table and eats ice cream from a stemmed dish, under a sign advertising Crystal Ice Cream that reads, "I...

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Date: 1957-09-25 

Description: Caption reads, "The Lake Mendota fish population was reduced this week by this fine catch of crappies, white bass, and bluegills by Madison's expert fisher...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Capt...

Photograph

Picnic Dinner

Date:  

Description: Children and adults seated at a large make-shift picnic table in a field near a tree. In the background on the left is a carriage, and on the right a horse...

Photograph

Child's Slippers

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Child's slippers, with ribbon ties, knitted of ecru and blue wool yarn.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...

Date: 1928-05-16 

Description: Woman washing clothes with a washing machine powered by a a McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 HP engine.

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: Woman in kitchen demonstrating the canning process. Original caption reads, "pail and wire rack for cold pack canning." The photo was taken at Harvester Fa...

Date: 1956-07-02 

Description: Mrs. Nic J. Schmitz sits in the living room of the new pink brick New England Colonial home where she and her husband live at 607 Farwell Drive. The home i...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still of the McCormick home for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the...

Date: 1940-11-28 

Description: Man uses a Farmall A tractor with loader to load manure in 10 degree weather outside a silo and farm building. Two horses are pulling the manure spreader.

Photograph

First Thanksgiving

Date:  date unknown

Description: Thanksgiving dinner between Native Americans and early Pilgrim settlers in America.

Date: 1897 after

Description: The parlor in the home of Dr. Edward Bass showing a parlor organ near a window, and other furnishings.

Print

Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1956-07 

Description: Dogs in a car being fed ice cream cones by a man standing on the sidewalk and a woman sitting inside the car. The car is a Rambler Custom. Across the stree...

Photograph

Eddie Tullock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Magician Eddie Tullock (1919-2007) performing at a restaurant. Minnesota-born Tullock was the originator of "trade show magic," the concept of presenting a...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

Date: 1937-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card made from a kit. The front and back are both shown. The front has a girl in a yellow dress holding a heart, surrounded by hearts and f...

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