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Outdoor Meal

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Description: A group of men and women eat at a table underneath a tent awning.

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Description: Studio portrait of two women sitting in front of three standing women, all holding household items, including: pie, iron, cup, towel, platter, and glasses....

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Description: A woman washes clothes in a tub on the back steps of a farmhouse. In the background, clothes already hang on a clothesline.

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Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

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Description: A large group of people sit outdoors at a long table underneath an awning. Probably at the Matt Olson Farm Campground, presently the site of Perry Creek Pa...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

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Washing Dishes

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Description: Two women and a man wash dishes in a tent.

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Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.

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Description: A family is posed in a dining room with a woman seated and holding a small child. A man is seated at a desk in the corner, with a young girl standing nearb...

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Woman Sweeping

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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...

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Women Sewing

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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.

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Crochet Club

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...

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Description: A large group of men, women and children gather for a picnic in a grove of trees near a frame house.

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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...

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Description: Three women pose among set banquet tables, probably at the Freeman House dining room where a meal was twenty-five cents.

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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...

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Large Picnic Group

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Description: A large picnicking group sits at a long table among a grove of trees.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women and an infant pose in front of a log home located near Wittenberg. It seemed strange to many Ho-Chunk to live in a house that was...

Date: 1890 

Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...

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Description: A view of a woman feeding an infant with a bottle while outdoors. The infant is sitting in a wheelbarrow. A scattering of buildings are visible in the back...

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