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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A woman and man grinding a variety of grain in a large stone mortar. The woman is wearing a blouse and skirt, the man is wearing white pants and is barefoo...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Men load hay into a barn with the help of an International 15-30 tractor. In the foreground a man stands near the tractor.
Description: Three unidentified women and an infant pose in front of a log home located near Wittenberg. It seemed strange to many Ho-Chunk to live in a house that was...
Description: Advertisement for a washer wringer from the 1913 Sears Catalog.
Description: Mrs. Turner conducts an outdoor canning demonstration for a group of children, men, and women.
Description: A young child feeds a flock of chickens outside of a poultry house. A farmhouse is in the background.
Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...
Description: Interior view of tables, a chalkboard, and sewing machines inside the sewing room at Orange Township Consolidated School.
Description: View of lunch pails, hats, and coats hanging on hooks inside the cloakroom at Pleasant View School.
Description: Mrs. Buckley, wearing a dress, apron, and bonnet, is standing next to a table where equipment used for the home canning of agricultural produce is displaye...
Description: A group of five young women sit at tables in the Hawksworth Ice Cream Parlor. The woman in the center has been identified as Josephine Edith McEvoy (later...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: A four-tiered drying rack used to dry fruits and vegetables hangs from the ceiling above a heater in what appears to be a basement or root cellar.
Description: Mrs. Irving Bielby placing a roast on a plate after cooking it in a pressure kettle at the Babcock farm.
Description: Female students working in a sewing class taught by Miss Catherine Mulvey. Original caption reads, "Miss Mulvey teaches the primary grades, but on Friday a...
Description: Field workers take a lunch break outdoors.
Description: Large group of people at a picnic under the trees at Lasley's Point along Lake Winneconne. Many individuals are in the process of turning toward the photog...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Russian children lined up on a board sidewalk to receive leftovers from a man standing outside the 310th United States Army Engineer corps mess hall. Some...
Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.
Date: 1918 before
Description: A family poses for a portrait outdoors in front of their house. The eight individuals gather around a table on their front lawn for the photograph. Caption...
Description: Eight cooks posing inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.
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