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Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is posed at the side of a house. A man and boy hold rifles, and a baby sits in its high chair. The house has latticework on both the front and bac...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is posed in the yard of a farmhouse. A child sits in a baby buggy. Farm buildings, farm implements, wagons and people are in the background.

Photograph

Summer Kitchen

Date: 1898-08 

Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family stands in a yard in front of a upright and wing frame house that has diamond shaped attic window, two doors in front and half windows above the po...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

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...

Print

Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Photograph

Outdoor Oven

Date: 1894-05-05 

Description: Outdoor bake oven in a yard near a house, with a dog lying nearby.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Photograph

Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

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