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Osage Women

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Black Bow's wife, with infant in a papoose, and Saucy Chief's squaw.

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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...

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Girl Scout Week

Date: 1952-10-20 

Description: Demonstrating their ability at homemaking, baking and testing cookies, are four members of the Girl Scout troop at Middleton High School who have just beco...

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Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian camp with woman seated on the ground making fry bread. There is a kettle over the fire, with a tripod holding a pot for cookin...

Date: 1958 

Description: 26th of July Movement rest by a tree in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro with is holding an espresso cup in the foreground and Ce...

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Dressing up the Dog

Date:  date unknown

Description: A girl sits in a rocking chair as a young woman commands a dog who is dressed in dark clothing to sit. A piano or organ is in the background.

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Woman Showing Quilt

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman holding up a quilt, showing it at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...

Date: 1969-10 

Description: Three men standing in front of a window curtain sampling honey.

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Making Sandbakalese

Date: 1955-11-23 

Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Jethro Coffin home fireplace in kitchen. Jethro Coffin was a blacksmith and the grandson of one of the island's first white settlers, Tristam Coffi...

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Mr. and Mrs. Holt

Date: 1930-12-20 

Description: Informal portrait of Jerome C. and May Holt seated in rockers in their living room at 1922 Madison Street.

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: Members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce Auxiliary preparing yule baskets for two families at the home of R.M. (Frances) Larson, 3914 Nakoma Road. Left t...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Canning jars in the fruit cellar of the Quinney farm.

Date: 1958-08-12 

Description: Urbane gentleman shows off his sophisticated high fidelity wall system with reel-to-reel tape deck, reels of tape, and record albums.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Infant in a high-wheeled baby carriage next to a wood stove.

Date: 1916 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere starts a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.

Date: 1969 

Description: Manitowoc County Honey Queen, Lois Lensmeyer of Whitelaw, Wisconsin. She wears a white dress and is standing and smiling with her Honey Queen sash and crow...

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