Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 357


Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.

Halvor Nerison Hauge and Other Farmers

Date: 1874
Description: Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) had much to be proud of in 1874: an imposing brick house, modern harvesting equipment and a growing family. When Dahl publ...

Livestock Auction at the Mall

Date: 02 12 1984
Description: A man shows his cow in front of Penneys during an auction held at the Mid-Cities Mall.

American Farm Yard In Winter

Date: 1866
Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

McCormick Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1914
Description: Color illustrations advertising poster for McCormick harvesting machinery showing two steers looking over a fence with images of a reaper, mower, binder an...

Calf on Harley

Date: 1912
Description: A man poses next to his 1912 model Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a young calf in a crate strapped on the back of the motorcycle.


Description: Elevated view of cattle pens at Chicago stockyards.

International Harvester Postcard — Mexico

Date: 1910
Description: Postcard of farmers operating grain binders in Mexico. Includes a color illustration of two grain binders pulled by oxen or cattle. Original caption reads:...

Cows Near Gates Ravine

Description: Cows near Gates Ravine (Glen Eyrie). There is a bridge over a river in the background.

Gasoline Engine

Date: 1913
Description: Color advertising poster of an International gasoline engine serving many functions, with an address for Budapest, Hungary. The poster was printed by the H...

International Bus in the Philippines

Date: 1960
Description: Man and woman with baskets boarding a crowded International bus bound for Bolinao in the Pangasinan Province of the Philippines.

Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.

Cows between Verona and Middleton

Date: 06 15 1955
Description: Cows grazing in a field along County Highway M, between Verona and Middleton.

Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 08 13 1970
Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.

Bull Along Roadside

Date: 08 1929
Description: Bull standing along a rural road with farm buildings in the background. Original caption reads: "Better tether him out than for him not to get pasture."

Delivery of 4-H Accounting Award

Date: 05 20 1936
Description: 4-H County Agent Ray Aune delivers a McCormick-Deering cream separator to Miss Luella Pagel. Ms. Pagel was the winner of the state 4-H Accounting Award. Pi...

Herd of Cattle

Date: 10 10 1945
Description: Herd of beef cattle in a field near Marshall, Wisconsin.

Champion Steers

Date: 10 24 1934
Description: Friends Homer Graber and Gilbert May of Mineral Point are showing their baby beef calves that won the grand champion and reserve champion titles at the Liv...
Book or Pamphlet

Bluebell Cream Harvester Catalog

Date: 1910
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Bluebell line of International Harvester cream separators.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date: 1858
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite, while a ma...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: