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Painting

Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890
Description: Conant Farmstead.
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...
Map or Atlas

Map of Calf Pasture on the Great or West River

Date: 1744
Description: A map of a plan of 16,500 acres of land.
Photograph

Bull Along Roadside

Date: August 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."
Photograph

Calves in Pasture

Date: August 1929
Description: Young dairy cows feeding in a clover pasture with farm buildings in the background.
Photograph

Cows Drink from Tank in Pasture

Date: August 1929
Description: Cows drinking water from a tank in a rural pasture.
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.
Book or Pamphlet

Primrose Cream Separators Catalog Cover

Date: 1916
Description: Front cover of advertising catalog for the Primrose line of IHC cream separators. Cover features chromolithograph of cows at a drinking trough. In the uppe...
Book or Pamphlet

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...
Photograph

International Tractor Family Group Shot

Date: 1971
Description: Color advertising photograph of the International tractor family arranged for display around a rural creek. Tractors include (from front, clockwise): Farma...
Photograph

Orchard and Landscape

Date: 
Description: Elevated view of a split-rail fence enclosing an orchard, with farmsteads and more fences in the distance. A man wearing a hat is posing with his hands on...
Photograph

Farm of Thomas Williamson

Date: 
Description: View over a cornfield toward a distinctive barn, fences and animals. A group of women are standing near the barn in the center. A man and a child are stand...
Photograph

Pasture with Brick House and Barns

Date: 1870
Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.
Photograph

Millpond in Cross Plains

Date: 1915
Description: Millpond with several buildings and horses in the middle ground and more building in the background. Trees are visible throughout. Text in lower left reads...
Photograph

Colt and Mare in a Field

Date: 
Description: Colt nursing, mare grazing. There is a house in the background.
Photograph

Round Barn

Date: 
Description: View across field of a round barn with cows grazing in the pasture in front. Built by John Warren, Menominee.
Book or Pamphlet

Dairymaid Cream Separators Catalog Cover

Date: 1910
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dairymaid cream separators sold by International Harvester. Features a silhouette of a woman standing in the doorway of...
Book or Pamphlet

International Harvester Hopper Cooled Gasoline Engines Catalog Cover

Date: 1912
Description: Cover of an International Harvester advertising catalog for hopper cooled gasoline engines. Includes an illustration of the engine behind the title, and at...
Photograph

Sauk County Road

Date: 1920
Description: Loganville Road in Sauk County taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association. The photograph was meant to create a contrast between the new improved road...
Photograph

A Guernsey Herd

Date: 1949
Description: A Guernsey herd in a stream near a pasture. Trees line the banks.

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