1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1905 

Description: Shelves lined with cans, bottles, jars, etc., showing adulterated foods (e.g. maple syrup that contains no maple sap) at a Farmers' Institute Event.

Photograph

Diplomatic Meeting

Date: 1983 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (chin in hand) ponders a remark during a meeting of House of Representative leaders with their Soviet equivalents in Mo...

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

Photograph

Girls Making Lunch

Date: 1919 

Description: Two girls mix food in a bowl while preparing lunch at Sedan Prairie School. A poster reading, "Buy Liberty Bonds" is on the blackboard behind them, and wha...

Date: 1998-02-06 

Description: "Our waitress at Smith Bros. is Debbie, who tells us she is a grandma with four grandchildren. Surprise! Perch dinners are 16.95. Cod goes for $8.95." ...

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman stands on the left in a dress, apron, and heels holding packaged food. On the right is a man standing on the other side of an open International Ha...

Photograph

Pendarvis House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Interior view of the dining room at Pendarvis House. A sideboard displaying china is in the center against a wall, flanked by two chairs. The dining table...

Photograph

Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses an axe to chop wood in a rural area. A pile of logs stands in the background.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Two female mannequins stand with an International Harvester freezer and refrigerator. This display may have been at the International Harvester headquarter...

Photograph

Fish Boil

Date: 1963-08-30 

Description: Closely timed cooking and quick serving are the secret of a successful fish boil. A heavy iron bar is inserted in the basket of potatoes and onions to remo...

Date: 1956-12-05 

Description: Iola Kreamer, 306 East Sunset Court, Shorewood Hills, displaying a sample of her Christmas baking, including cookies, candies, and fruit cakes.

Date: 1949-03-22 

Description: The Blessed Sacrament Parent Teacher Association sponsored a crafts and hobby show. There were 148 pupils participating with a variety of entries. The winn...

Date: 1947-03-26 

Description: University of Wisconsin Women's Self Government style show committee members Dorothy Proudfoot, Wilmette, Illinois, chairman of decorations, Margaret Pesut...

Photograph

Ojibwa Lodge

Date: 1906 

Description: Ojibwa chief's lodge from Lac Courte Orielles Reservation set up at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Note both reed and bark coverings on the lodge. A number...

Date: 1962-12-02 

Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...

Date: 1924 

Description: Groups of children seated at tables for a Saturday morning sewing group at Neighborhood House, with a woman helping the children at each table. One boy is...

Date: 1991 

Description: Mary Robinson, President of Ireland, escorting Speaker of the House of Representative Thomas Foley, who was heading a house leadership trip to Ireland. To...

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Lincoln Bedroom displaying the bed and chair.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.