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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A family is posed around two trees in a yard. A man sits on a chaise lounge and a woman in a striped dress sits in a rocking chair with a shawl on its back...

Photograph

Willow Basket

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two women and three men are posed in a yard. One man has a shotgun, another a carpenter's saw. The frame house behind them has a small front porch with a r...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Photograph

Hotel Dining Room

Date: 1890 

Description: Hotel dining room, probably at the Galloway House.

Date: 1892 ca.

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

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Photograph

Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Newly planted trees stand in the foreground. A family, including a man on a horse, is posed in the yard of a small upright and wing frame house. A woodpile...

Photograph

Thomas Family Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Home of the Thomas Family at Lac Vieux Desert, built in 1860 and housed the Lac Vieux Desert Trading Post. Seated on the doorstep are Mrs. Leonard Thomas,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large group of Brewery workers posing outside of Gund's Brewery in La Crosse. In the front of the group two men are seated at a table with a large stein...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family gathered outside around a table. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house...

Date: 1896-07-08 

Description: An informal group is seated under an awning in the garden of the Fairchild house at 302 Monona Avenue (later renamed Martin Luther King Boulevard). Picture...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of sixteen in yard around table set for coffee. Three men are in the background, one holding a shotgun. There is a frame house with shutters and s...

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