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Date: 1871 ca.
Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...
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.
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.
Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...
Date: 1873 after
Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women and one man from Wales in "native" Welsh costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...
Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A family of twelve sitting in chairs under a tree in their yard. A child sits in a high chair. The frame house has a Hekla Insurance sign above its door;...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three women from Burmah in "native" Burmese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A family of eight around a small table set for coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing frame house with two small windows above the porch roof.
Description: Family and farm implements in a field with farm buildings and haystacks in the background.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.
Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...
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...
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