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A Quiet Evening at Home

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Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.
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Aunt Nell's Room

Date: 1898
Description: Interior shot of Aunt Nell's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright...
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Aunt Jen's Room

Date: 1898
Description: Interior view of Aunt Jen's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright....
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Baby Playing with His Feet

Date: 1903
Description: A baby lies on the dining table playing with his feet while his mother looks on.
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Reverend A. Jacobsen and Family

Date: 1877
Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...
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Modern 1970s "Pad" Furnished in Plexiglas

Date: 1971
Description: "Modern" 1970s style room with "love" design, white vinyl chairs, flowered coffee mugs and Plexiglas furnishings. Includes a stack of records with "The In...
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Father Reading to Son

Date: December 28 1981
Description: Father reading "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain to his son.
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Woman Reading Magazine

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Description: Woman reading "House Beautiful" magazine at Greenwood House.
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Woman Using Spinning Wheel

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Description: Elderly woman using a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.
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John J. Esch

Date: 1915
Description: U.S. Congressman of Wisconsin John J. Esch seated at his desk.
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Pioneer Living Room

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Description: A collection of pioneer household articles arranged in a living room.
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International Model F Truck Moving Furniture

Date: 1921
Description: Man behind the wheel of an International model F truck loaded with furniture in front of a residential home. The truck was owned by E.A. Ringland, Internat...
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Bennett Family Popcorn Party

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Description: Interior portrait of the Bennett family posed around a bowl of popcorn.
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Ultimate Hi-Fi System

Date: August 12 1958
Description: Urbane gentleman shows off his sophisticated high fidelity wall system with reel-to-reel tape deck, reels of tape, and record albums.
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Mini Bar

Date: 1950
Description: Mini bar with refrigerator and glassware.
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Dressing up the Dog

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Description: A girl sits in a rocking chair as a young woman commands a dog who is dressed in dark clothing to sit. A piano or organ is in the background.
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Tannisse and David Taylor having a Tea Party

Date: 1914
Description: Photographer Herman Taylor's children sit at a little table in front of the hearth in the library.
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Playing Chess

Date: 1898
Description: Reverend Henry Faville and his son, Ted, are seated around a small table playing chess in their home.
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Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913
Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.
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Women Playing a Reed Organ

Date: 1900
Description: A woman sits at a reed organ while another looks on.

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