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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.

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: 1871 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with stone house and frame addition in back; wood fence along side of house.

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

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...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 

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

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: 1894 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the banquet hall for the 28th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. A man stands on the far right.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: In September 1859, by which time he was a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper, Hölzlhuber took his first extensive trip to lower...

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

Date: 1873 after

Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...

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...

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...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1897 

Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

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