Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 422


Tobacco Field

Date: 08 24 1929
Description: A farmer is standing in a tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest. Farm buildings are in the background.

Battle of Durham Hill

Date: 05 18 1933
Description: The Battle of Durham Hill during the milk strike, showing sheriff's deputies and National Guardsmen (sworn in as special deputies) charging farmers with ba...

Krueger Family in Field

Date: 08 24 1907
Description: August, Tina, Sarah, Jennie, Edgar and Alex Krueger posing outdoors in a field. Alex took this photograph remotely with a string tied to the shutter of the...

Horse-Drawn Harvester-Thresher

Date: 09 18 1923
Description: Harvester-Thresher (combine) on a hill in a field drawn by a team of eleven horses.

Bluff Scenery

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

Mogul 15-30(?) Tractor pulling a McCormick Binder

Date: 07 30 1917
Description: Two men operating a Mogul 15-30(?) tractor and a McCormick binder in a field.

Workers Loading Sisal Leaves onto Tram Car

Date: 1900
Description: Two workers loading bundles of sisal leaves onto a tram car on a plantation in the Yucatan(?). The sisal or hennequen was used by the McCormick Company and...

Summer Harrowing

Date: 07 07 1934
Description: Farmer George Kopp giving a ride on his horse-drawn harrow to a young friend as he cultivates his field.

White Pine Forest

Description: View of White Pine Forest in Flambeau State Park.

Harvesting Grain with McCormick Binder

Date: 1900
Description: Several farmers and farm laborers, including a handful of children, at work harvesting grain with a McCormick grain binder in a field.

Farm Hands at Work Reaping Grain with Scythes

Date: 1899
Description: Farm scene of foreman watching five farm hands reaping grain with cradles as children, women and field hands help gather it into bundles.

Farmer Harvesting Grain with Horse-Drawn Reaper

Date: 1899
Description: Rear view of farmer harvesting grain near woodline with a self-rake reaper drawn by two horses.

Valley with Grain Field

Date: 07 12 1964
Description: Elevated view of valley with strip-planted grain field.

Newly Plowed Field and Tractor

Date: 05 20 1962
Description: A tractor parked in a newly plowed corner of a field.

Field with Wagon Tracks and Fence

Date: 09 10 1961
Description: Several fields containing wagon tracks along the side of a fence, in the vicinity of Highway P.

First Wisconsin Aviator-A.P. Warner

Date: 11 04 1909
Description: Color postcard depicting Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit flying his Curtiss Pusher for the first time, November 4, 1909. Warner was the first person in Wisco...

Cemetery in France

Date: 1917
Description: A backdrop of farmland frames small white crosses arranged in a cemetery in France after World War I.

Allis Chalmers Farm Machinery

Date: 07 06 1940
Description: Allis Chalmers tractor pulling a chopper and a wagon, with one man driving the tractor, two men on the wagon, and one man talking to the driver.

McCormick Farmall H Tractor with Manure Spreader

Date: 1950
Description: Slightly elevated view of a man pulling a McCormick No. 200 manure spreader with a McCormick Farmall H tractor. Photograph was taken at or near the company...

McCormick Farmall H Tractor with Mounted Cultivator

Date: 1948
Description: View towards a man in a field on a Farmall H tractor with a mounted cultivator, either at or near the company's experimental farm in Hinsdale.

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: