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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: 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: 1871 ca.

Description: A large family group is gathered around a table for coffee. The women hold bunches of flowers and behind them is a large bracket style house with a porch o...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1862 

Description: "The Soldier's Home, the Vision", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1892 

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...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: Ten-year-old Fredrik, Jessie's brother William Daniel Turvill,and Reuben Gold Thwaites, have a meal at a campsite at Crooked Creek.

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: 1871 ca.

Description: A family is in a yard around a table. Behind them is a large brick house with four chimneys, railings on its front porch and latticework enclosing the side...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their visitors are seated in a large semicircle with baby in carriage in center; frame house with c...

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...

Date: 1898 

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

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This is the second Herman Amberg Preus Spring Prairie parsonage. Four men in the foreground pose with rake and tools. One man sights along a shotgun. Othe...

Photograph

Sewing Class

Date: 1898 

Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

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...

Photograph

Man Feeding Doves

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man feeding fantail doves on a lawn at Oakwood Sanitarium. The sanitarium is in the background behind trees.

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

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