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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: 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: 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,...
Description: Ho-Chunk summer lodges behind a fence surrounded by trees. In the foreground is a wagon.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elderly woman in a long skirt sitting on the front steps of a house.
Description: Interior view of a log cabin with antlers hanging on a wall. Items of clothing are hanging from the various antlers. Also, there is a table set with dishes...
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
Description: Interior of living room/parlor, hall, and staircase.
Description: Two women stand outside the doorway of a log house in winter. They are posed with a washtub, broom and dust pan.
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...
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...
Description: Wide angle view of the interior of a bakery, with one man standing by the oven on the right and another man standing near the center between racks of bread...
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: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.
Description: Interior of a staircase and table with photographs.
Description: Four women sitting on a bed, walls displaying a tennis racquet and photographs.
Description: Interior of a dining room with place settings on the table.
Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.
Description: A Ho-Chunk winter lodge frame without skins, cattail matting, or fabric. In the background among trees is another Ho-Chunk lodge, tent, and wooden building...
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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