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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 an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Newly planted trees stand in the foreground. A family, including a man on a horse, is posed in the yard of a small upright and wing frame house. A woodpile...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with stone house and frame addition in back; wood fence along side of house.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of Normandy women wearing the famed Normandy caps, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set c...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family group of eleven sits around a table with a pitcher and books before the farm house of Knud Gjesma.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1897 

Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

Historical Object

Singer Advertising Card Box

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two women and three men are posed in a yard. One man has a shotgun, another a carpenter's saw. The frame house behind them has a small front porch with a r...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

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: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with wood fence and frame house behind; lady has stereoscope in lap; house has angular small addition with window and shutter i...

Date: 1875-07 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club encamped at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. An African American sits at the left foreground with pans...

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.

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