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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...


Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...

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: 1870 ca.

Description: A man stands with a baby in baby buggy, a boy on a rocking horse, and a woman holding baby on porch of frame Greek Revival house. The house has carpenter's...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.


Knitted Petticoat

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Petticoat knitted of yellow, pink, blue, black, and white wool yarn, with a ribbon belt.

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...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Ladies sit on the front porch of a long two-story house. One is next to a baby carriage. On the porch's roof is a man painting the house. More people are i...


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,...

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A woman stands with a parasol in front of a crude picket fence in front of a Greek Revival Frame House. There is a baby buggy on the porch.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table set for coffee. Behind is a large frame house with stone foundation, latticework at bottom of front porch, and lightning rods....

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...

Date: 1898 

Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

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