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Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.

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: 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: 1899 

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

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Historical Object

Singer Advertising Card Box

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...

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...

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Family around Table

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family of twelve is grouped outdoors around a table. Behind them is a picket fence and a frame house, with latticework and carpenter's lace decorating it...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

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: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Dining Table" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views," showing a long banquet tab...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is posed around a table on which are many thick books and a stereoscope. Most of the men, especially the twin boys, have assumed heroic postures....

Date: 1892 

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

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