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Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...


Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Nels Dahl family posed in front of their home on Main Street in DeForest. From left to right they are Emma, Ingeborg Ronjum Dahl, Ida, Bertha, Tina, Le...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Ladies sit on the front porch of a long two-story house. One is next to a baby carriage. On the porch's roof is a man painting the house. More people are i...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family group is posed seated around a table in front of a picket fence which encloses the brick Greek Revival house. One woman displays a framed portrai...

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.

Date: 1898 

Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.

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: The Ole Wettlesen family poses in the yard in front of a picket fence with women knitting. Two standing men appear to be examining an unfolded map. The fra...


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: 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: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...

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...

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...


Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

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.


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 an couple from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A family is posed around two trees in a yard. A man sits on a chaise lounge and a woman in a striped dress sits in a rocking chair with a shawl on its back...

Date: 1847 

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

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