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Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.

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Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A metal sanitary garbage pail attaches underneath the kitchen sink and pipes at the farmhouse of Miss Lella Gaddis.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Blig, a Belgian Shepherd dog, sits on the sofa and looks out the window of the living room of the Richard Lloyd Jones home, 1010 Walker Court (now 1010 Rut...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....

Photograph

Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Joanne Peters Rothe sits in the living room of her home while hemming a drape for a nearby window. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed w...

Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

Photograph

Hermitage Foyer

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Description: Foyer of the Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson, featuring bucolic murals, a curving staircase, ornate couches and sculptures.

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Description: Woman in a rocking chair reading a book in front of a fireplace.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view from the living room into the library of the Richard Lloyd Jones residence, 1010 Walker Court (now called Rutledge Court). He was editor and publis...

Historical Essay

Home Childbirth Training Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Miniature Home Delivery Kit" used to instruct expectant mothers by the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, c. 1938. (Museum object #1995.6.1-51)

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a large house with an extensive balustrade, trees and a flower bed in the foreground including irises and foxgloves.

Date: 1900 

Description: Portrait of Jose and Esther Bigalk, seated on tree stumps.

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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...

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: Three women looking at an exhibit at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week, showing room furnishing revolving around rural paintings. Pictured lef...

Photograph

Modern Kitchen

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An interior view of a kitchen/dining area/den, from behind the electric range looking into the den.

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Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Man sitting on a box, leaning back against a wall, with his legs crossed. He is dressed in bib overalls and is smoking a pipe. He may be sitting in a kitch...

Date: 1949-04-12 

Description: Tim, 8, and Maureen, 6, listen quietly as their mother, Mrs. Mark Schaefer, reads a bedtime fairy tale at their home on Mineral Point road. Mrs. Schaefer b...

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Description: General George Washington's Headquarters. Room features a table set as a desk and chairs, fireplace, and built in cabinet with china inside of it.

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