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Peshtigo Fire

Date: November 25 1871
Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...
Postcard

Milkmaid with Cow

Date: 1911
Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".
Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1903
Description: Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground...
Photograph

Martha Buelke with her Cow

Date: 1899
Description: Grandma Martha (Goetsch) Buelke posed in front of her farmyard with favorite cow.
Poster

Testing the First Reaping Machine

Date: 1883
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
Painting

Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890
Description: Conant Farmstead.
Painting

Horlick's Malted Milk Factory

Date: 1914
Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.
Poster

P&O Plows Advertising Poster

Date: 1927
Description: South African advertising poster for P&O plows, "made especially for South African conditions" and "sold by Champions Limited, Durban, Bloemfontein, East L...
Poster

Lily Cream Separators Advertising Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Advertising poster for Lily brand cream separators featuring a color illustration of a woman operating a hand crank cream separator. Below is a scene of co...
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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Middleton

Date: 1876
Description: Bird's-eye view of Middleton with an inset of a school house.
Photograph

Farm Girl Feeding Calf

Date: 1921
Description: Young girl feeding a calf from a bucket while standing in a field.
Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Farm Machinery Catalog

Date: 1885
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Buckeye mowers, table rakes, droppers, and grain binders manufactured by Aultman, Miller & Company.
Photograph

Champion Steers

Date: October 24 1934
Description: Friends Homer Graber and Gilbert May of Mineral Point, show their baby beef calves that won the grand champion and reserve champion titles at the Livestock...
Photograph

Sides of Beef in Cooler

Date: December 13 1931
Description: Sides of beef hanging in the Oscar Mayer cooler. There appear to be ferns placed on several of the sides of beef.
Photograph

Mr. Olson with Brown Swiss Bull

Date: August 25 1931
Description: Mr. Olson is standing outdoors with a Brown Swiss bull at the Dane County fair. Automobiles and wagons are parked along a wooden building in the background...
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Lily Cream Separator Catalog

Date: 1916
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily brand of cream separators showing a woman drinking a cup of water from a hand-pump, and...
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International Ensilage Cutters Catalog

Date: 1918
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International ensilage cutters, featuring an illustration of farmers using an ensilage cutter to fill a silo. At the bo...
Photograph

Krueger Children Feeding Calves

Date: April 04 1904
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger feeding calves through the barn door.
Photograph

Twin Calves

Date: April 1906
Description: Edgar Krueger with twin calves wearing small ox collar.

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