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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in a front yard at a table with a picket fence in front of them and a wood frame house with shutters behind. Clothes are hanging in the backg...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with wood fence and frame house behind; lady has stereoscope in lap; house has angular small addition with window and shutter i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dining room decorated with streamers for a wedding reception. The table is set formally with candles and there is a wedding cake as a centerpiece.

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...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Martin H. Meyer's birthplace. Reproduced from a lead pencil sketch made in 1870.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine and a large, decorative costume. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence, with girl and baby carriage behind gate, man on horse, brick house with hipped roof and shutters, and two boys on porch ro...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table set for coffee in a yard and on the porch of a house in a grove. House has "rounded rock" foundation and brackets.

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...

Photograph

Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

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: 1870 ca.

Description: Newly planted trees stand in the foreground. A family, including a man on a horse, is posed in the yard of a small upright and wing frame house. A woodpile...

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the banquet hall for the 28th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. A man stands on the far right.

Date: 1890 

Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created 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: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard in front of picket fence with farm house and building. A young girl sits in a high chair and a man leans on tree behind the fence.

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