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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: 1899-12-27 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Corunna in "native" Corunnan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Na...

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table and a woman pours the coffee. Behind them, two people stand in the doorway of a frame house. A man stands on the roof of...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three women from Burmah in "native" Burmese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

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...

Date: 1894-05-13 

Description: Jessie Thwaites seated outdoors near a tent wiping dishes.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A large family group is gathered around a table for coffee. The women hold bunches of flowers and behind them is a large bracket style house with a porch o...

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