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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.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: A family of twelve is grouped outdoors around a table. Behind them is a picket fence and a frame house, with latticework and carpenter's lace decorating it...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...
Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. (Th...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
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: 1874 ca.
Description: A family is gathered around a table with dishes on top. To the right a man holds a violin and to his right a boy sights down the barrel of a gun. The house...
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...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Portuguese couple from Vianna in "native" Portuguese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.
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: 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: 1875 ca.
Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...
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...
Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.
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...
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: 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.
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