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Photograph

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

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.

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

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: 1835 ca.

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Photograph

Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

Date: 1893 

Description: Supply room of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Canned and bottled goods, kitchenware, clothing, and blankets are visible on the shelves.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table with dishes on top. To the right a man holds a violin and to his right a boy sights down the barrel of a gun. The house...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Dr. James A. Jackson residence, 123 North Pinckney Street. Dr. Jackson is standing by the fence; his wife Sydonia Jackson is in the center, lower window, a...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

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: 1894-05-13 

Description: Jessie Thwaites seated outdoors near a tent wiping dishes.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front yard around two tables set for coffee, tea and perhaps some other beverage. Frame house in back has a sign for grass seed from Whitewater o...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Photograph

Thomas Family Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Home of the Thomas Family at Lac Vieux Desert, built in 1860 and housed the Lac Vieux Desert Trading Post. Seated on the doorstep are Mrs. Leonard Thomas,...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

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