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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: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of sixteen in yard around table set for coffee. Three men are in the background, one holding a shotgun. There is a frame house with shutters and s...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front yard around two tables set for coffee, tea and perhaps some other beverage. Frame house in back has a sign for grass seed from Whitewater o...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.

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...

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...

Photograph

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...

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...

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: 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: 1875-07 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club encamped at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. An African American sits at the left foreground with pans...

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: 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...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

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