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Date: 1920 ca.
Description: International Harvester poster advertising home canning and offering free books. The sign reads, "Canning Means Saving, Saving Means Money. Ask Your Wife,...
Description: "Laura, our waitress, poses with our group as we enjoy our dining experience at the Audubon Inn in Mayville."
Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.
Description: A recipe from Mrs. Anna Trinrud of Madison, St. Valentine's pie made with lemon meringue with bits of orange peel, sits on a table. The pie is decorated wi...
Description: "Sarah Jaeger, is our waitress at the Lion's Family Restaurant in Fond du Lac." Pictured (clockwise, starting from the left): Ralph Widmer, Ruth Kern, Orvi...
Description: Lewis Arms and his new wife LuRay pose in their wedding clothes, cutting the wedding cake.
Description: A GI of the United States 76th Infantry Division dines on K rations outside a German pillbox.
Description: Close-up of a girl with cartoon-decorated balloons eating ice cream at a social.
Description: Airstrip at Luang Prabang airport, Laos. A young food vendor stands with a large circular tray on his head which casts shade for him. A silver plane sits o...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: A woman wearing an apron stands in a cellar while taking potatoes out of a basket for storage on a shelf. Shelves on the wall behind her hold multiple jars...
Description: "At the Knights of Columbus in West Bend, Cy Wietor, who supervises a group of waiters, stops to chat with us at our table." From left to right; Shirley Wi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: People working in a field. Beside them is a basket full of a type of food.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Three girls serving cups of food and bread to children seated at their desks in a Cook County, District 137 classroom. The activity may have been part of t...
Description: At every Madison fire station, a man takes over in the kitchen and has the title of cook. Pictured is Phil Behrend, the cook at the Central Fire Station.
Description: A young vendor stands with a large plate of food on his head and a satchel around his neck at the runway of the Luang Prabang Airport, Laos. There is a sil...
Description: Close-up of a woman's hands holding the wire handles of a wooden rack made for holding jars during canning.
Description: A girl wearing a hat, winter coat and gloves walks through a field while carrying a lunch pail.
Description: Female cafeteria workers stand behind a counter lined with sandwiches, pies, and coffee cups at International Harvester's Hamilton Works factory.
Description: Photomontage of children with giant watermelons. Four girls wearing dresses and bows hold a giant slice of melon across them as they all bite into it. Two...
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