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Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...

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...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.

Date: 1892 ca.

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

Date: 1890 

Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...

Print

Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

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: 1899-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in a front yard at a table with a picket fence in front of them and a wood frame house with shutters behind. Clothes are hanging in the backg...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their Sunday clothes are gathered around a table that has flowers on it. The frame house behind them has shutters.

Photograph

Mrs. Steensland

Date: 1899 

Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...

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

Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

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

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...

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