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Description: An outdoor group portrait of twelve people and two horses. The four men, seven women, one child, and two horses are all standing in front of a house and be...
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...
Description: Five women pose for a group portrait in front of a painted backdrop with various household articles such as an iron, feather duster, platter, cup, pitcher,...
Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) woman cutting roots for medicine. A quilt hangs on a line in the background and a chicken walks near the women.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women and a Ho-Chunk infant, the woman on the left wearing regalia and the woman on th...
Description: Six women sewing by hand and with a sewing machine. A dog is in the room and the calendar on the wall shows December 1901.
Description: A studio portrait of six women posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are holding household items including an iron, knife, potato, dustpan, broom, pi...
Description: Five children, three women, and a man posed sitting, and four women and a man standing, around a picnic in a yard in front of wooden buildings. Probably th...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Description: A group of men and women eat at a table underneath a tent awning.
Description: A woman stands on a road that travels through a farm. There are several farm buildings visible along with a wagon.
Description: Ho-Chunk women and men posed sitting in front of and under cloth awnings on blankets with their backs to the camera, probably a powwow. On the blankets are...
Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.
Description: Woman, probably Edna Richards Turner, posing with her potted plants. The Methodist Church is in the background.
Description: Two women stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing aprons over their long dresses and are holding hands.
Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...
Description: Standing in the yard in front of a log house is a man standing and holding crutches in the middle, a woman on the left holding a small girl who is perched...
Description: A woman (possibly a member of the Weller family) sweeps a board sidewalk with a broom. On the left is the Weller home, and next to it is the Carl Lund hous...
Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elderly woman in a long skirt sitting on the front steps of a house.
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