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Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," se...

Photograph

Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Nels Dahl family posed in front of their home on Main Street in DeForest. From left to right they are Emma, Ingeborg Ronjum Dahl, Ida, Bertha, Tina, Le...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the banquet hall for the 28th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. A man stands on the far right.

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

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...

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Martin K. Dahl, far left, sits with three women around a table which has been set in front of an iron fence which encloses a manicured yard. Two of the wom...

Print

Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created a...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.

Photograph

Sewing Class

Date: 1898 

Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

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