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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...


Knitted Petticoat

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 1876 ca.

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: 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: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...

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: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...


Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

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...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Dr. James A. Jackson residence, 123 North Pinckney Street. Dr. Jackson is standing by the fence; his wife Sydonia Jackson is in the center, lower window, a...


Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

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

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...


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: 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: 1847 

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...

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: 1876 ca.

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...


Family and Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

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

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