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Photograph

Esther A. Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...

Date: 1938 

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...

Photograph

Viennese Coffee

Date: 1935 

Description: Irene Steinkopf, wife of Associated Press foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf and a former Milwaukee journalist, tastes her first Viennese coffee with...

Date: 1937-02-19 

Description: Children's birthday party at 906 Brittingham Boulevard, with participants wearing party hats and seated at table with a birthday cake.

Date: 1936 

Description: Man seated on hay rake pulled by two work horses. Original caption reads, "raking alsike clover with new McCormick-Deering Sulky rake owned and operated by...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Early 1930s laundry group that helped staff members. Dorothy Carlson at right.

Photograph

Cardinal Hotel Bar

Date: 1937-03-01 

Description: Interior of Cardinal Hotel Bar, 416-418 E. Wilson Street.

Date: 1933-05-08 

Description: Timber wolf cubs eating from a dish at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).

Date: 1930-08-28 

Description: Gathering of men at a “Shport [sic] Outing”. The men are standing around a barbecue pit, preparing a feast of fish and corn.

Date: 1934-02-10 

Description: A Civil Works Service employee with a check and equivalent in groceries.

Date: 1937-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card made from a kit. The front and back are both shown. The front has a girl in a yellow dress holding a heart, surrounded by hearts and f...

Photograph

Lions Club Meeting

Date: 1937-03-31 

Description: Group portrait of Lions Club members seated around tables in the Neighborhood House, 768 W. Washington Avenue.

Date: 1933-11-29 

Description: A table and chairs a laden with rows of Thanksgiving baskets prepared by the Volunteers of America for distribution to needy families.

Date: 1930 

Description: Three chairs around a table with stacks of books in the lobby of the Silver Dale Resort at Devil's Lake. In the background three open doors lead into the d...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with Lucy Martinelli stitching a seam using an elaborately decorated electric sewing machine. Sewing cla...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Dining hall at the Winnebago County Asylum. There are many chairs at tables set with tableware. Two large windows and a doorway are on the far wall, and li...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of the kitchen hearth.

Photograph

Elda Strahm

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elda Strahm, 13, poses outside her home with many prize ribbons which she won at the Green County and Wisconsin State Fairs. Another girl stands on the lef...

Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Interior view of the Paper House, featuring furniture and fireplace embellishments constructed out of rolls of newspaper. The walls and windows are also d...

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