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Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Eliza Catherine Scidmore seated in an ornate chair with a small dog curled up on her lap. Next to her stands a Japanese woman.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Posed in the yard is a man sitting in a chair with two woman standing on the left and right. The two women wear black dresses with white bows tied at their...

Date: 1897 

Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the dalles of the St. Croix river, on the Wisconsin-Minnesota border. Along the shoreline on the right, a woman in a long dress is posing on...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Portuguese couple from Vianna in "native" Portuguese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1883-10-10 

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Date: 1893 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a young man and an older woman in a clothing shop. The woman is pointing at the young man, and the sales clerk s...

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: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of an early, full-length studio portrait of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1907) standing in front of a painted backdrop with column...

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.

Photograph

Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

Photograph

Maria Best Pabst

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Maria Best Pabst (1842-1906). She is wearing a dress with leg of mutton sleeves and ornate embroidery. The daughter of su...

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.

Date: 1875-05 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...

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