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Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Photograph

Parching Wild Rice

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A Chippewa woman parching wild rice in Lac Vieux Desert. Lac Vieux Desert is a 4200 acre Michigan-Wisconsin boundary water in Vilas County.

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

Photograph

Dining Room

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman poses as if pouring water into a glass. There is a tablecloth, tea set and glass bowl on the table. A large, fancy parlor stove is featured in the...

Date: 1901-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elderly woman in a long skirt sitting on the front steps of a house.

Photograph

Two Men Picnicking

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men at a picnic spread on the grass.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small rabbit is posed in a fancy ironstone pitcher. On the reverse is written, "son of Mrs. Egg Rabbit."

Date: 1900-11-08 

Description: Consecration of Bishop Weller as Bishop Coadjutor, Diocese of Fund du Lac. Three Bishops seated, l to r: Bishop Nicholson of Milwaukee; Bishop Grafton of F...

Photograph

Ojibwa Lodge

Date: 1906 

Description: Ojibwa chief's lodge from Lac Courte Orielles Reservation set up at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Note both reed and bark coverings on the lodge. A number...

Date: 1905 

Description: Bertha L. Retelsdorf, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a cook . Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based...

Date: 1904-09 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger playfully hunt for eggs.

Date: 1908-08-08 

Description: Men loading horse-drawn manure spreaders on farm land.

Photograph

Baby Booties

Date: 1905 

Description: Baby booties knitted of pink wool yarn.

Date: 1906 

Description: Irvine Lenroot, a leader in the La Follette-Progressive wing of the Republican Party in Wisconsin, with Belle Case La Follette and Mary La Follette at Mapl...

Photograph

Emma Ketel Sewing

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Photograph

New Year's Dinner

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: A group of family members sitting at a table laden with food for a New Year's dinner.

Date: 1907 

Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.

Date: 1903 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...

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