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Description: A woman pours milk or cream into bowl as a young girl, who holds a glass of milk, observes.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of patients in formal dress gathering around a long table for dinner at Saint Mary's Sanatorium, founded in 1880 by Bishop Salpointe.
Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House. Furniture includes a 4-poster bed, two chairs, a chest, a dresser, and a wash basin and ewer on a stand.
Description: Woman steaming spinach in a hot-water bath on a Coleman Pressure Range at the Harvester Farm. The photo is part of a series illustrating canning methods.
Description: "Assembled around the table are:(standing left to right) J.P. Widmer, Buddy Ruecker, and our waitress Erica. (Seated left to right) Brenda Wilz, Quinn (fri...
Description: Mother pours tea for her twins at the mother and daughter tea, sponsored by the Brookfield Woman's Club.
Description: A woman wearing an apron pours oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Intern...
Description: Interior of the Ridgeway Lumber Store before the opening on May 15, 1948. Owned by Elmer and Willard Droster, and G. Wichman.
Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.
Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...
Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...
Date: 1926-07-23 ca.
Description: Farm family seated at table eating a meal at the Harvester Farm. Original caption reads: "Comparison picture to show close-up of canned foods served."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Tille Faulkman standing in a barn with a spinning wheel and two yarn winders. She is dressed in traditional Pomeranian attire. A handmade basket filled wit...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Bertha Gesell washing doll clothes in a wooden tub. Clothes are on a clothesline behind her. Her doll sit...
Description: Three women in white dresses sit on a box nest to a young sailor sitting on a chair. They are all eating ice cream cones.
Description: University of Wisconsin students Bob Steinhagen, Milwaukee, Connie Prentice, West Bend, and John Williams, La Crosse, making some of the elaborate decorati...
Description: Florence and Harold Wiedmeyer have been married for 65 years and lived here for 62 years. They raised 12 children.
Description: Interior of a dining room at Casa Del Desierto, opened in 1911 by Fred Harvey. The room features tables, chairs, a chandelier, and decoration in a Spanish...
Description: Seated at the speakers table at the Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' meeting (left to right) are Earl Bagley, Cambridge, treasurer; R.C. Salisbury, Madis...
Description: An employee of the Chase Bag company, who was also a member of the Amagalamted Meatcutters and Butcherworkers of North America, stitches at a sewing machin...
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