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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their Sunday clothes are gathered around a table that has flowers on it. The frame house behind them has shutters.

Photograph

Family in Hats

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A large group of people sits around a table, the men and women in hats. The table has a large piece of ornamental glassware on it. The large frame house be...

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of Elsey Ormsbee Bristol. Elsey was born May 27, 1783; married August 1, 1804 at Warwick, Massachusetts to Cha...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.

Date: 1898 

Description: A woman prepares a meal at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

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...

Photograph

Summer Kitchen

Date: 1898-08 

Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.

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: 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: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Photograph

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...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

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.

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