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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: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...

Date: 1892 

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

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: 1832 ca.

Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee in the foregroun...

Historical Object

Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

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.

Photograph

Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

Photograph

Outdoor Oven

Date: 1894-05-05 

Description: Outdoor bake oven in a yard near a house, with a dog lying nearby.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

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 woman in "native" Chinese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

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: 1874 ca.

Description: The Ole Wettlesen family poses in the yard in front of a picket fence with women knitting. Two standing men appear to be examining an unfolded map. The fra...

Print

The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

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