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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.

Postcard

Taxidermist Cart

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1924 

Description: Children play on makeshift seesaws created from construction materials outside the old schoolhouse.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Mrs. Trimpey sits in a chair holding her doll, Emeline.

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women hold hands while demonstrating the visual characteristics of the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

Date: 1980-09 

Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.

Date:  

Description: Posing together from left to right are Elinora, Nellie Arms (aunt of Lewis Arms), and Bonnie Childs. They are at Nellie and Bernard Arms's farm. There is a...

Photograph

German Class

Date:  

Description: A woman teaching a German class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Photograph

Lloyd Jones Family

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Members of the Lloyd Jones family informally gathered on the lawn outside their house.

Photograph

The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four women demonstrate the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Photograph

Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lorinda Hill Bass sits in the center, with daughters Martha Bass Haskin, left, and Rhoda Bass Shephard beside her. Her sons, Edward, left, and Frank, righ...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman sits on the floor, one arm resting on an open dresser drawer, gazing into the distance and holding a letter. She is wearing an old-fashioned...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

Photograph

Alba House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men stand on the street level porch and women on the second floor wrap-around balcony of the Alba House. A sign on the railing advertises a harness shop.

Photograph

Ott Family

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The extended Ott family posing in front of a woodpile of split and cut wood stacked against a log barn located on the Ott farm. The man is adjusting his gl...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: A group of adults, including Harry E. Cole (center), stand behind a fence. A sign on the fence reads, "YOU CAN'T PLAY IN OUR BACK YARD."

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