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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...

Date: 1898 

Description: A woman prepares a meal at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. (Th...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Algerian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine and a large, decorative costume. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

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...

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of sixteen in yard around table set for coffee. Three men are in the background, one holding a shotgun. There is a frame house with shutters and s...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Herman Amberg Preus family and visitors, all in hats, are playing croquet in their yard. One child is on a rocking horse and another is by a baby carri...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

Date: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

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