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Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Chippewa woman standing outdoors stirring one of three pots suspended over an open fire.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...
Description: Front cover and first page of a menu from a railroad dining car, with a woman in long robes carrying a tray with a steaming dish of food. A border of fruit...
Description: A group of children and adults sits around an outdoor table set with dishes just outside of a house covered in ivy. Syl is in the foreground grinning at th...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Forest Middleton, second from right, and four other boys, enjoy apples and popcorn in the Middleton family kitchen. One boy is peeling an apple as another...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A studio Portrait of Alma and J. Robert Taylor. Alma is sitting in a chair holding a sock to be darned, while putting her hand over her J. Robert's mouth....
Description: Florence Christian carrying the cleaned laundry of Paul C. Goetsch in a large basket on her head while walking barefoot through a garden.
Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.
Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.
Description: View across field towards a young man sitting on a horse-drawn dump rake pulled by a team of horses. In the background are hills.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Mary Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, drinks a beer on a veranda or balcony while on sojourn in Austria. Mr. and Mrs. Smith stayed in Austria for eight mon...
Description: Three men cutting points on logs for fence posts.
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger feeding calves through the barn door.
Description: A woman is stirring a pot on what looks like a new stove. It is a gleaming Acme, from Newark Stove Works. There is a warming closet in the top half. The ca...
Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...
Date: 1909-05-19 before
Description: Front cover and menu listing for a luncheon for President William Taft, with a wreath superimposed over two crossed flags: a 24-star Union flag and a Confe...
Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...
Description: Interior view of the dining room at the Greenwood lumber camp. The long tables are set with dishes and food, and there is a wood stove between the tables.
Description: A class of girls learn how to set a table in domestic science class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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