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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family group of eleven sits around a table with a pitcher and books before the farm house of Knud Gjesma.

Date: 1893 

Description: Supply room of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Canned and bottled goods, kitchenware, clothing, and blankets are visible on the shelves.

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

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: 1896 

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

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

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: 1862 

Description: "The Soldier's Home, the Vision", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

Photograph

Thomas Family Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Home of the Thomas Family at Lac Vieux Desert, built in 1860 and housed the Lac Vieux Desert Trading Post. Seated on the doorstep are Mrs. Leonard Thomas,...

Date: 1899-08-15 

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

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