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Ho-Chunk Group

Date:  date unknown

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

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Description: Alice Cloud and Mrs. Mallory making frybread at a cranberry camp at Trow’s Marsh. The marsh extends from south of Merrillan to north of Millston. Frybread...

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

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: 1900 

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

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of women and girls, and one large dog, posed standing and sitting around three picnic tables. Horses are grazing in the background.

Photograph

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: Double exposure. The dominant image is an outdoor portrait of three unidentified women posing sitting on a porch and eating. The fainter image is an outdoo...

Photograph

Picnic by a River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men and seven women posed sitting and standing around a picnic on the edge of a river, with a man standing on a bridge in the background. First man on...

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...

Photograph

Women at Sewing Bee

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Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.

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:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk group dressed in regalia standing behind an elderly woman, sitting, and child who is standing. The man with the rifle has an appliqué blanket wr...

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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Women in Garden

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women work in a garden. One of the women is picking vegetables, while the other woman hangs laundry.

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 view of a woman feeding an infant with a bottle while outdoors. The infant is sitting in a wheelbarrow in front of her. A scattering of buildings are in...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Full-length 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 rega...

Date:  date unknown

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,...

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