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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family of twelve sitting in chairs under a tree in their yard. A child sits in a high chair. The frame house has a Hekla Insurance sign above its door;...


Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard in front of picket fence with farm house and building. A young girl sits in a high chair and a man leans on tree behind the fence.


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: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.


Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

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

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...

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: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of sixteen in yard around table set for coffee. Three men are in the background, one holding a shotgun. There is a frame house with shutters and s...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Herman Amberg Preus family and visitors, all in hats, are playing croquet in their yard. One child is on a rocking horse and another is by a baby carri...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Dining hall at the State Public School, with numerous tables and place settings.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man with his back turned poses on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. On his left are four females including a woman, one younger woman, and...


Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...


Family in Hats

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A large group of people sits around a table, the men and women in hats. The table has a large piece of ornamental glassware on it. The large frame house be...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with wood fence and frame house behind; lady has stereoscope in lap; house has angular small addition with window and shutter i...

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