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Date: 1916 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Backhaus family posed in the yard of a house. Four men stand in the back row while four women sit on chairs in the front row...

Date: 1957-06-11 

Description: Three women who will preside at serving tables for the open house of Bishop William P. O'Connor's residence look over the pleasant gardens behind the house...

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Description: Mamie Arms Hall, mother of Lewis Arms, holds up her red cross badge which shows she has a son at war. These badges were usually displayed on a door or in a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five women circus performers in full costume pose behind a clothesline upon which bras, underwear, gloves and socks hang to dry.

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amanda Backhaus and her two sons, Alvin and Alex, sitting in a yard.

Photograph

Henry Miller Family

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Henry Miller with his wife, three children, and sister-in-law, Lena Jaeger, chopping wood. Henry is sawing a log, while a woman is cutting wood with an axe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...

Date: 1905 

Description: Eastman School students, along with a woman, pose outdoors in front of the school. An American flag is hung behind them on the side of the schoolhouse. One...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a woman stand in a yard behind a white picket fence. The man is leaning towards her while holding an American flag. She is wearing a light colore...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

Date: 1931-08 

Description: Mrs. L.A. Hawkins sits on a couch while reading "The Farmer's Wife" magazine in the living room of her home. A fireplace stands on the opposite wall, and c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women wearing long dresses are posed standing with their hands on their hips in a field in front of a tree. There is a dog near the tree, and part of a...

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An unidentified young woman in old-fashioned dress holds flowers as she stands in front of entrance of the Trimpey house at 719 Oak Street.

Date: 1938 

Description: "Your 1939 Calendar" published for International Harvester farm equipment dealers. The cover features a painting of the Swiss Alps.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Three women are on the steps to the entrance on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman in front of a painted backdrop posed standing and wearing a dark polka dot dress wrapped in a plaid fringed...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 58. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

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