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Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress


FARMS AND FARMING

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A design to represent the beginning and completion of an American settlement or farm

A design to represent the beginning and completion of an American settlement or farm. Engraving by James Peake in Scenographia Americana, 1768, after Governor Pownal.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8212

Plan of an American new cleared farm

Plan of an American new cleared farm. Engraving in Patrick Campbell, Travels in the interior inhabited parts of North America. In the years 1791 and 1792, 1793.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2766

A planter's house and sugar plantation on the Mississippi River

A planter's house and sugar plantation on the Mississippi River. Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, May 8, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2602

Winter in the country. A cold morning.

Winter in the country. A cold morning. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1863, after G. H. Durrie.
Reproduction number:LC-DIG-pga-00973 (digital file from original print)

A snowy morning. (Taking hay to the cows in the barn)

A snowy morning. (Taking hay to the cows in the barn). Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1864, after F. F. Palmer
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7511

Autumn in New England. Cider making

Autumn in New England. Cider making. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1866, after G. H. Durrie.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00609 (digital file from original print)

Farm Life in summer. The cooling stream

Farm Life in summer. The cooling stream. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1867.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00700 (digital file from original print)

The western prairie farmer running the fire-guard.

The western prairie farmer running the "fire-guard." Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Mar. 28, 1868, after Theodore R. Davis.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8183

Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi

Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, May 9, 1868, after Theodore R. Davis.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8182

The farmer pays for all

The farmer pays for all. Lithograph by Chicago Lithographing Co., 1869.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-03604 (digital file from original item)

Happy medium. (Tobacco label farmer resting against plow)

Happy medium. (Tobacco label farmer resting against plow). Lithograph by Hatch & Co., 1870.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8298

Maple sugaring.

Maple sugaring. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1872.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-18

The old oaken bucket

The old oaken bucket. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1872.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8293

The old farm house

The old farm house. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1872.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2783

Winter morning in the country. (Delivering cans of milk)

Winter morning in the country. (Delivering cans of milk). Lithograph By Currier & Ives 1873.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3182 (color film copy slide)

The Farmer's movement in the west. Meeting of the Grangers in  the woods near Winchester ... Illionois

The Farmer's movement in the west. Meeting of the Grangers in the woods near Winchester ... Illinois. Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Aug. 30, 1873, after Joseph B. Beale.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3430

Gift for the Grangers

Gift for the Grangers. Lithograph by Strobridge & Co., 1873.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-04170 (digital file from original print, copy 1)

The farm yard. Trades & occupations. Plate 8

The farm yard. Trades & occupations. Plate 8. Lithograph by L. Prang & Co., 1874.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4434

Haymaking. Trades & occupations. Plate 9

Haymaking. Trades & occupations. Plate 9. Lithograph by L. Prang & Co., 1874.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-676

I feed you all

I feed you all. Lithograph by American Olegraph Co., 1875.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00025 (digital file from original print)

The sugar harvest in Louisiana

The sugar harvest in Louisiana. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Oct. 30, 1875, after A. R. Waud.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2674

Picking peaches in Delaware

Picking peaches in Delaware. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Sept. 14, 1878.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8210

A harvest scene in the west. Threshing grain in the field

A harvest scene in the west. Threshing grain in the field. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Sept. 21, 1878, after O. D. Steinberger.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8211

Harvest-time

Harvest-time. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Aug. 30, 1879, after W.M. Cary.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2677

A cotton plantation on the Mississippi

A cotton plantation on the Mississippi. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1884, after W. A. Walker.
Reproduction number: LC-DIG-pga-00675 (digital file from original print)

Wheat harvesting Dakota

Wheat harvesting Dakota. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, July 30, 1887, of drawing by R. F. Zogbaum.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2236

Harvest hands on their way to the wheatfields of the Northwest

Harvest hands on their way to the wheatfields of the Northwest. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Dec. 13, 1890, of drawing by W. A. Rogers.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2164

Harvesting on a bonanza farm

Harvesting on a bonanza farm. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Aug. 29, 1891, of drawing by W. A. Rogers.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2116

Spring ploughing, New England

Spring ploughing, New England. Photograph by Geo. E. Tingley, 1899.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8419

July's summer work

July's summer work. Photograph by Wallace Nutting, 1901.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8190

Harvesting in Washington

Harvesting in Washington. Photograph by McCanless Bros., 1903.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7306

A steam harvester at work cutting a 25 foot swath California

A steam harvester at work cutting a 25 foot swath California. Photograph by H. C. White Co., 1903.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7389

Cutting wheat with a cradle, Penna.

Cutting wheat with a cradle, Penna. Photograph by Keepstone [i.e., Keystone] View Co., 1905.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8193

Steam thresher with self-feeder, stacker & bagging attachment

Steam thresher with self-feeder, stacker & bagging attachment. Photograph by C. H. Graves, 1905.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7543

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