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Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Photograph

Karst Family

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Women bringing lunch to the men working in the field. The men are harvesting grain using a horse-drawn grain binder.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard of tree-shaded two-story brick house with hipped roof. Baby in wicker carriage with fringed top.

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: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large group of Brewery workers posing outside of Gund's Brewery in La Crosse. In the front of the group two men are seated at a table with a large stein...

Date: 1899-08-15 

Description: Three Kuckkahn Brothers stand and sit on their Altman-Taylor Engine, Separator, and Threshing Rig.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Dutch couple from Island Marken in the Netherlands in "native" Dutch costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A family is posed around two trees in a yard. A man sits on a chaise lounge and a woman in a striped dress sits in a rocking chair with a shawl on its back...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dining room decorated with streamers for a wedding reception. The table is set formally with candles and there is a wedding cake as a centerpiece.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Algerian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...

Date: 1896 

Description: Alice Brown on the porch of 121 East Gilman Street. Taken with a Kodak #2 camera.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Martin K. Dahl, far left, sits with three women around a table which has been set in front of an iron fence which encloses a manicured yard. Two of the wom...

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: 1870 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family poses in front of their frame house with some of their furniture. A quilt is on the back of one chair and a shawl is on the bac...

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