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Barn Raising

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Description: Barn raising. The foundation is constructed from local fieldstone or "pudding stone," found in the nearby fields. A large group of men are is posing holdin...
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Farm and Rural Homestead

Date: 1890
Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.
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Martha Buelke with her Cow

Date: 1899
Description: Grandma Martha (Goetsch) Buelke posed in front of a barn with her favorite cow. She is holding a milking pail.
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Round Barn

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Description: Two women on a farmstead pose in front of a round barn. The name Ri Clausing is written on the back of the photograph.
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Richard Nixon on an International 300 Utility Tractor

Date: 1955
Description: Vice President Richard M. Nixon waves his cowboy hat from the seat of an International 300 utility tractor.
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Female Band Serenading Cows

Date: August 1930
Description: The Ingenues, an all-girl band and vaudeville act, serenading the cows in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Barn in a scientific test of whether th...
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Mary Shaughnessy

Date: 1954
Description: Mrs. Mary Shaughnessy standing in front of barn where men are loading the silo. Her farm was on the site where Granville School was later built.
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Yahara River

Date: 1908
Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.
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Farmall H Tractor and Manure Spreader

Date: 1950
Description: Farmer spreading manure in a field with a Farmall H tractor and manure spreader (possibly a model 100).
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Farmer Plows Field with McCormick WD-6 Tractor

Date: 1949
Description: Farmer plowing a field with a McCormick WD-6 standard diesel tractor and attached plow.
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Super A Tractor Cultivating

Date: 1949
Description: Color photograph of a man on a Farmall Super A tractor following a curving line of furrows in a field with a cultivator.
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Ski-Type Windsled

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Description: Enclosed wooden box windsled mounted on three skis, sitting on lake ice near the shore.
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Madeline Island Historical Museum Under Construction

Date: 1956
Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...
Poster

Titan Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1919
Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...
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Bluff Scenery

Date: 1924
Description: Long view of bluffs with a fence and a farm in the foreground.
Poster

Deering Hay Press and Ensilage Cutter Advertising Poster

Date: 1925
Description: South American advertising poster for Deering featuring color illustrations of hay presses and ensilage cutters. Imprinted with "Rosario, Buenos Aires, Bah...
Poster

McCormick-Deering Calendar

Date: 1920
Description: Promotional circular showing the color illustration for a forthcoming farm implement line calendar. Illustration is an artistic rendering of a young woman...
Print

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...
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Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
Book or Pamphlet

Saving the World From Starvation Advertisement

Date: 1922
Description: Color advertising flyer entitled "Saving the World From Starvation." Features an illustration of a man in a suit and hat and a farmer looking at McCormick-...

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