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Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1898 

Description: A woman prepares a meal at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family group is posed seated around a table in front of a picket fence which encloses the brick Greek Revival house. One woman displays a framed portrai...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table set for coffee in a yard and on the porch of a house in a grove. House has "rounded rock" foundation and brackets.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Martin K. Dahl, far left, sits with three women around a table which has been set in front of an iron fence which encloses a manicured yard. Two of the wom...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence, with girl and baby carriage behind gate, man on horse, brick house with hipped roof and shutters, and two boys on porch ro...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view through tasseled doorway of a room in the James Nevin home. Nevin was the supervisor of the State Fish Hatchery. The room is decorated with m...

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Eight people posing in front of a one-story clapboard house holding possessions. The man on the far left is holding a gun and wears a ammunition belt aroun...

Photograph

Mrs. Steensland

Date: 1899 

Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1859-09 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "On my first extensive trip to Lower Canada in Sept. 1859, when I was already a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illust...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Herman Amberg Preus family and visitors, all in hats, are playing croquet in their yard. One child is on a rocking horse and another is by a baby carri...

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