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Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...
Description: Jim Niemann decorates dipped chocolates at his family's business, Niemann's Home Made Chocolate Shop.
Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...
Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...
Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.
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: 1901-02-22 before
Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...
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...
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.
Date: 1945-04-07 ca.
Description: The D.M. Benjamin residence on Prospect Avenue.
Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...
Description: Woman stirring the contents of an Osterizer blender that is sitting on the stove.
Description: Members prepare a banquet to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), October 23, 1946. E...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Two freshly built two-story houses in a clearing with trees. Both have small, covered back patios. There are no driveways or shrubbery in place yet.
Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.
Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.
Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.
Description: Instructor Ida Mussa (left) assists student Victoria Vega in a power sewing class at Milwaukee Vocational School. Vega is sewing an apron on a Singer sewin...
Description: Elevated view of a Cub Scout, Girl Scout, and Brownie Scout bringing boxes of food to St. Vincent de Paul to be distributed to recently arrived Hungarian r...
Description: Chef tops spinach pie at a church event.
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