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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Ed Greengrass (CheWinCheKayRayHeKah) and h...

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Four Schildhauers: H., Annie, Rudolph and Edward, sit in a parlor and look at a photo album.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...

Date: 1866 

Description: Full-length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, standing near a chair. The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died...

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. D.W. Osborn sits on a loveseat in a Victorian-era home. She sits in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on her lap.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Couple on front porch, man in hat, woman in bonnet, with chair on porch and grain of door noticeable; box underneath porch; brick foundation behind porch s...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...

Photograph

Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1845 

Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Osborn stand in a Victorian-era home for their wedding portrait. Shades are pulled over a bay window in the background and white fabric d...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait outdoors of elderly woman with two young children. “Laura, Elizabeth, and Aunt Ellen Richardson.”

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk women, Frieda Blackcoon and Mary Cloud White (DaScotchAWinKah), posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wea...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Informal portrait of a group of people gathered on the curb and sidewalk in front of a building. Many of the people have bicycles. There is a pennant behin...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men, one holding a sword, and a woman are posed on the steps of a two-story bracket style house with a parapet roof and brick foundation. In the backgr...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

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