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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...

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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...

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Description: Seven women and two men gather for tea, while one of the men plays a guitar. They are posed in the corner of a room.

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: 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.

Date:  date unknown

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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Ho-Chunk Group

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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:  date unknown

Description: Two women, two men, and two girls posed standing in front of a wooden house (probably the backyard), near a clothesline with drying wash. Two boys are stan...

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.

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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.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women and a Ho-Chunk infant. The woman sitting on the left is wearing regalia, and the...

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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...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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Murray House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large group posed sitting and standing around a long table in front of a two-story frame house, probably the W.T. Murray home at Tenth and Main Streets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a European American woman posed standing. She is resting her left hand on the back of a chair...

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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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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...

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: Woman posed sitting on the porch of a wooden building and sewing a hat, probably a milliner in front of her shop. A small girl is sitting in a rocking chai...

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Description: Four women sit in or near a hammock and attend to their embroidery while a young boy sits at their feet.

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