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Date:  date unknown

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

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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Woman Sweeping

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date:  date unknown

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,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man posed seated and another man standing in a large room, perhaps a shop of some kind, at a table set for a large meal. Both men are wearing aprons. On th...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of a family of five, husband, wife, two daughters and an infant, standing by a fence in front of a small house. Laundry is hanging on a clothesl...

Photograph

Ho-Chunk Group

Date:  

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk men, women, and children huddled in a circle, and in smaller groups outside the circle. They are near several summer lodges. Probably a m...

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: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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: 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...

Photograph

Baby with Bottle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a baby suckling on a bottle. Child sits upright dressed in a white gown, right hand resting on chair arm, left hand over a glass bottle...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Dressing up the Dog

Date:  date unknown

Description: A girl sits in a rocking chair as a young woman commands a dog who is dressed in dark clothing to sit. A piano or organ is in the background.

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Description: View across grassy field towards a large group of men, horses and horse-drawn vehicles posing along a wooden fence with a gate. There is a farmyard with a...

Date: 1900 

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

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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.

Date: 1916 

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...

Date:  

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.

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