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Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Staged scene of a woman sewing with a young child attempting to help. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...

Photograph

Canning Chicken

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden uses a pair of tongs to remove a can of chicken from a metal container on Holden Poultry Farm.

Photograph

Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Photograph

Rennebohm Diners

Date: 1979 

Description: An unidentified couple at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. The couple had finished their meal and left their tip on the table when they wer...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushes a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two kitchen workers at Mary's Sanitorium stand in a kitchen room with shelves of trays and a warming tray along the walls.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Professor Kenneth Weckel of the University of Wisconsin demonstrates his new method of preserving and canning cranberries whole without smashing them. The...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing eyeglasses, holds Leonore Judkins Middleton on his lap. She is crocheting as he rests his head on her bosom.

Date: 1979 

Description: Customers sit at the lunch counter of an unidentified Rennebohm's Drug Store restaurant. The camera angle permits a view of the back of the counter, and th...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.

Photograph

Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1979 

Description: Waitresses Carlene, Laura, and Corey, pose for a photograph at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. To the left, Steve Kimbrough, seated with h...

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: 1945-10-02 

Description: A wedding party at the refreshment table. Included are: best man, William Kessenich; brides attendant, Joan Kessenich; bride, Phyllis Ann Kessenich; Groo...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Photograph

Slicing Salad

Date: 1963-07-25 

Description: Aproned girl serves gelatin salad.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Young girl identified as Jewel Keller using a water pump outside a farm house to cool freshly canned corn.

Date: 1967-08-01 

Description: Donald Soehnlein took this photograph while on vacation in the Bitterroot Mountains, near Lola, Montana. It depicts his wife Nina and son James cleaning up...

Photograph

Learning Knot Tying

Date: 1918 

Description: A group of students learns to tie knots in pieces of twine in a classroom. A chalkboard, American flag, and several portraits hang on the wall in the backg...

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