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Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog

Date: 1897
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog

Date: 1891
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Harvesting Machinery Catalog

Date: 1890
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...
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Plano Binder Advertisement

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Description: Flyer for a Plano grain binder, featuring a caricature of a competitor's machine, manufactured by "Horsekiller & Co." The message is that the Plano binder...
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Front of Cat and Mouse Trade Card

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Description: Front view of a trade card created by the Plano Manufacturing Company featuring an illustration of a cat climbing a screened window in pursuit of a mouse....
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Reverse Side of Cat and Mouse Trade Card

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Description: Reverse side of a trading card issued by the Plano Manufacturing Company with an explanation of the symbolism of the cat, mouse and man depicted on the fro...
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Plano Advertisement with Roosters

Date: 1893
Description: Illustrated inset in a Plan Manufacturing Company advertisement depicting a "Plano" rooster chasing a "competitor" rooster. The text reads, "The Light Runn...
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Plano Manufacturing Advertisement with Roosters

Date: 1893
Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...
Print

Plano Manufacturing Company Advertising Card

Date: 1882
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a group of men looking at a man sitting on a Plano harvester and twine binder in front of an Ag...
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Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1884
Description: Front cover for the harvester and twine binder, with a color illustration in red and blue ink of various patterns, and a vase holding stalks of wheat.
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1885
Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat under one arm, and holding a hand scythe in the other hand.
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1891
Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Advertisement

Date: 1900
Description: Advertisement from catalog featuring an illustration of the Jones Chain Mower, and a man using it in a field with a team of horses. Around the border are i...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1898
Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man using a Light Running Plano in a field with two horses. Around the border are illustrations of types of le...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1900
Description: Cover for Light Running Plano binders, mowers, headers, reapers, hay rakes and sickle grinders. Features an illustration on the top left in gold ink on a r...
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Plano Manufacturing Company Calendar

Date: 1901
Description: Calendar for Light Running Plano binders, mowers-headers, reapers-hayrakes, & sickle grinders. The calendar has an illustration of a man using Jone's Lever...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1902
Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration, on an orange background, of a young child wearing overalls standing near a pile of corn, corn cribs, and a Plano H...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Harvesting Machinery Catalog

Date: 1881
Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog

Date: 1895
Description: Front cover and inside cover. Inside cover features a bird's-eye view of the factory.

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