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Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.
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: 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...
Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.
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...
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: 1877 ca.
Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Petticoat knitted of yellow, pink, blue, black, and white wool yarn, with a ribbon belt.
Description: Alice and Eleanor Brown with their nurse in front of 121 East Gilman Street. The three houses in the photo are 125 East Gilman, 133 East Gilman and 139 Ea...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.
Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.
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...
Description: "View of the Dining Table" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views," showing a long banquet tab...
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: 1875 ca.
Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.
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...
Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.
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