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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: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Boulogne-sur-mer, France in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1898 

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

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.

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

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.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.

Date: 1896 

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

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: 1878 ca.

Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Herman Amberg Preus family and visitors, all in hats, are playing croquet in their yard. One child is on a rocking horse and another is by a baby carri...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The kitchen in the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Institutional cooking equipment and various supplies are visible.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view through tasseled doorway of a room in the James Nevin home. Nevin was the supervisor of the State Fish Hatchery. The room is decorated with m...

Date: 1874 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: 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...

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