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Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. The couple is shown hanging up a bedsheet to serve as a window curtai...

Photograph

Flower Arrangement

Date: 1957-03-11 

Description: Little Garden Club members Pearl Nordeen and Lydia Shafer pose with their floral arrangement at the Red Cross office.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Dining room and dining room table at Taliesin, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright. George Niedecken designed the furniture. A built-in set of drawers and cab...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The front of the portfolio envelope for views of Hillside Home School.

Photograph

Fairlawn Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View looking south inside a guest room at 'Fairlawn' Hotel (?). The room features tables, chairs, and decorative items above a fireplace. Published by Ye...

Historical Essay

Norwegian Trinket Box

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Trinket box brought to Wisconsin by Norwegian immigrants, c. 1870. (Museum object #1993.6.2)

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Holmes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. Lorna paints a living room wall as George looks on.

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: Wooden tables and other crafts on display at a craft show in a room with a high ceiling.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house drawing room featuring a fireplace with a gleaming metal spark-guard as well as ornately carved table, chairs, and...

Photograph

Christmas Ornaments

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A holiday display of Christmas ornaments, possibly in a store window.

Photograph

Bronze Andiron

Date: 1990-05 

Description: Detail of one of two bronze andirons, this one a satyr, in the Governor's Conference Room at the Wisconsin State Capitol. The andirons depict cherubs and f...

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Description: A Woman for a peaceful Christmas sheet of patterns for felt butterfly, rabbit, cat, elephant, camel, and dog ornaments. Logo on left says: "No more shoppin...

Historical Object

Langlade Letter Seal

Date: 1801 before

Description: A silver letter seal, which belonged to Charles Langlade.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Restored terra-cotta frieze in the lobby of Al. Ringling Theatre featuring flower garlands and dancing children.

Date: 1953-12-08 

Description: Christmas holiday tea table centerpiece created by Emma (Mrs. F. M.) Distelhorst of 3630 Spring Trail. The display was sponsored by the West Side Garden Cl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of New Bradford Theatre, built in 1935 in the Hooker Fulton Building. The view taken from the stage left balcony features an ornate stage with a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the bar room at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. Waiters, bartenders, and patrons stand around the bar, decorated in the Old World style.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Washington bedroom at the Van Cortlandt house featuring a canopied bed, a Dutch-style carved cradle, other carved furniture, and hangi...

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Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Susan S. Frackelton of Milwaukee, WI. Caption: "Mrs. Susan S. Frackelton of Milwaukee. Artist in ceramics and inventor of the gas k...

Photograph

Flower Arrangement

Date: 1957-03-11 

Description: West Side Garden Club member and Red Cross Gray lady therapist Christina Dana is shown with a floral arrangement used in helping Mendota State Hospital pat...

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