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Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family entertaining house guests on the lawn at Villa Louis. A table and chairs are set up on the grass and several of the group are holding baseba...

Photograph

Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Nels Dahl family posed in front of their home on Main Street in DeForest. From left to right they are Emma, Ingeborg Ronjum Dahl, Ida, Bertha, Tina, Le...

Photograph

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

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: 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: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes...

Photograph

Mrs. Steensland

Date: 1899 

Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

Date: 1899-12-27 

Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Dr. James A. Jackson residence, 123 North Pinckney Street. Dr. Jackson is standing by the fence; his wife Sydonia Jackson is in the center, lower window, a...

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of three young women in "native" Roumanian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Photograph

Mrs. Cadle

Date: 1889 

Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.

Photograph

Willow Basket

Date: 1899-05 

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: 1877 ca.

Description: A large family is posed around a table set with a white cloth and glassware, before a two-story bracket style house with a hip roof. Its porch has carpente...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Native Americans, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, seated around a fire with a stick tripod structure holding a metal cooking pot.

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Photograph

Chippewa Lodge

Date: 1884 

Description: A completed Chippewa (Ojibwa) lodge and a lodge under construction. A Native American woman is stitching something on the completed lodge. Another Native A...

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