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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family group of eleven sits around a table with a pitcher and books before the farm house of Knud Gjesma.

Date: 1847 

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

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: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

Photograph

Knitted Petticoat

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Petticoat knitted of yellow, pink, blue, black, and white wool yarn, with a ribbon belt.

Date: 1875-07 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club encamped at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. An African American sits at the left foreground with pans...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

Photograph

Family and Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family and farm implements in a field with farm buildings and haystacks in the background.

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

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

Date: 1896 

Description: Alice Brown on the porch of 121 East Gilman Street. Taken with a Kodak #2 camera.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view through tasseled doorway of a room in the James Nevin home. Nevin was the supervisor of the State Fish Hatchery. The room is decorated with m...

Date: 1897 

Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...

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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.

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Summer Kitchen

Date: 1898-08 

Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. (Th...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Ole Wettlesen family poses in the yard in front of a picket fence with women knitting. Two standing men appear to be examining an unfolded map. The fra...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898), his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen and their eight children sit around a table in the yard of their hous...

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

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