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Description: A flock of purebred Shropshire ewes standing near a fence on the farm of Geo. Martin. In the background is a farmhouse with laundry on the line, a farm bui...
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 woman in "native" Japanese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
Description: Three Kuckkahn Brothers stand and sit on their Altman-Taylor Engine, Separator, and Threshing Rig.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family stands in a yard in front of a upright and wing frame house that has diamond shaped attic window, two doors in front and half windows above the po...
Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Dining room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys.
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.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Date: 1876-07-18 ca.
Description: "Rev. N. Brandt and family, Decorah, Iowa" photographed on July 18, 1876, from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Nils Olsen Brandt was born in...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A family is posed in the yard of a farmhouse. A child sits in a baby buggy. Farm buildings, farm implements, wagons and people are in the background.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.
Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...
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: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...
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