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Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Lois Persen Berres stands in her kitchen while holding a coffee pot. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed women have made their new livin...

Photograph

Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Mary Weston Frautschi prepares her dining room table for a dinner party. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed women have made their new l...

Photograph

Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Portrait of Gayle Grelle Cody in the living room of her home, seated next to a bookcase that cost two dollars to make. It is made of pine boards and beer c...

Date: 1985-05-05 

Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.

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The Hawthorne House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Hawthorne House, childhood home of American novelist and short story writer Nathaniel Hawthorne (7/4/1804 – 5/19/1864) built around 1812, tak...

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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.

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Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Mrs. Margaret Mentzner, a fulltime employee of the Family Service Agency, is shown caring and cooking for two small children whose mother is sick and absen...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Stewart residence from the road with the front landscaping and gate.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A young child examines a children's book with her grandmother.

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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.

Date: 1956 

Description: View of parlor with chairs, fireplaces and other textiles.

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Richard T. Ely Home

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Richard T. Ely home at 205 North Prospect Street. This house was designed by the Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost and built by Richard &...

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Grinding Masa

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman kneeling and grinding corn by hand with the traditional mortar and pestle, the mano and metate. In the background a child is partially vis...

Date: 1900 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their Sunday clothes are gathered around a table that has flowers on it. The frame house behind them has shutters.

Photograph

Farmhouse Kitchen

Date:  

Description: Interior of farmhouse kitchen featuring a fireplace for cooking, an adjacent brick and a table in the center of the room. The table is set with metal dis...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Professor Rasmus B. Anderson, noted authority on Scandinavian affairs, with Karema Anderson and his son Rolf, with dog “Ned”, in their home.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from a street of a man seated on the front porch steps of a house. A picket fence and front walk are in the foreground.

Date: 1946-08-14 

Description: A man and woman pose with their dog outside their house trailer set in a secluded yard, surrounded by trees and bushes. Photograph taken for Western Elect...

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