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Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young boy standing on a stool with his hands behind his back. He is wearing a tunic, or Buster Brown suit, striped stockin...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop, retouched, of J.H. Denison.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified young Ho-Chunk girls with smallpox are kneeling outside their lodge. Some of the Ho-Chunk suffering from smallpox were quarantined during...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Chippewa woman standing outdoors stirring one of three pots suspended over an open fire.

Date: 1906-02-05 

Description: View through two large open doors of a factory, most likely the McCormick Works. The floor is made of wood, and parts of farm machinery are stacked togethe...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Horse-powered Mississippi River Ferry. This ferry was operated between Turkey river, Iowa and Cassville, Wisconsin by Alfred Dietrich.

Postcard

A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Photograph

Camp 20

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Portrait of two men sitting in a room with lines with book shelves. There is a banjo leaning in the corner next to a window.

Photograph

Family at Home

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A carefully posed scene of a man, woman, and girl at home. The girl sits with a cat on her lap. The man, in a wicker rocker, reads the "Editorial Section"...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: An engraved head and shoulders portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., during the period when he was the governor of Wisconsin.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Group portrait of nine men and two women seated on a porch. A few of the men are holding cigars, and both of the women are holding umbrellas.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Ida Lizzie Decorra Blowsnake (Real Wampum Woman) (WooRooShiekESkaeWinKah) posing sitting on a prop stone w...

Postcard

Fletcher's Park

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from center field of baseball game being played in Fletcher's Park. A group of spectators sits under a covered grandstand on the right.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A bearded man in a coat and a straw hat operates a mower pulled two horses in a hilly field. Trees cover part of the hill in the background.

Date: 1906-04 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger playing with twin calves in the yard. The calves are attached to each other with a yoke, which is attached to a small cart. Jennie...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Photograph

Ice Breakup

Date: 1905 

Description: Two men stand near giant chunks of snowy ice which is breaking up on the Yukon River, outside of Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada.

Date: 1900-03 

Description: Portrait (front) of Lisha-Lalahikots (Brave Chief) with peace medal and horned headdress. Part of Caddoan and Pawnee Tribes.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men on a city street with bales of cotton loaded onto wagons, possibly in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Photograph

Iceboats

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses with his sled as his father, William, works with an iceboat behind him on frozen Lake Monona. There are other iceboats and boathouse...

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