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Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and one woman are seated on a porch. The men are smoking cigars. Two children can be seen standing behind the screen door behind them.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a family posed on a porch. The three women in the back hold a large enamel bowl, a mixing bowl and spoon, and a grinder or sifter. In fro...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1918-09-28 

Description: A group of women are marching up a street in a parade. Some are carrying signs, and one woman is carrying an American flag. The signs include: "WOMAN'S COM...

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:  date unknown

Description: Full-length seated studio portrait of Chris Marking in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across what may be a metal roof towards a crowd of men looking at a collapsed structure of steel girders. The men are dressed in winter coats and hats...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two children pose outdoors in the corner of a yard next to a building. They are sitting on tricycles or pushbikes, one has an owl logo on the front. Both a...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester showing a color photograph of a harvesting scene in Finland. Original caption reads, "Finland — The women f...

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women sit pensively on stone benches on either side of a muddy gravel path. The one on the left is Elsie. Near her in the background are four children....

Postcard

Diva

Date: 1912 

Description: Olivia Monona wearing a costume worn as a chorus member of the Chicago Opera. The image is a photographic postcard she sent to Oscar Hanke, a violinist wit...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard featuring a color illustration of men in suits and farm laborers in a field next to a grain binder drawn by four oxen. Original caption reads: "Ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Edward Faust and Frank Schulenburg. They are both wearing suits. One man is wearing a bow tie and hat, the other is...

Postcard

School House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of a school with the students gathered on the board sidewalk. Adults are gathered near the front steps of the entrance to the school...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons and people line the street next to local businesses, including the post office and hardware stor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men looking at document that Mel Esser, sitting, is holding in his hand. Charlie "Breaky" Brendler, w...

Date: 1909-10-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of the business district in Blue River. Stores and a wooden boardwalk line the dirt street, and horse-drawn wagons wait in front of t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photographic postcard view across railroad tracks towards the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad station. A number of people are standing on...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a stand of tall trees in the forest at Trout Lake. A hat is hanging on the trunk of a tree in the center.

Date: 1924 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a class featuring Lorin Gillett (son of Sherwin Gilett), and their teacher sitting on the steps in front of the double door of wh...

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