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Description: "Sarah Jaeger, is our waitress at the Lion's Family Restaurant in Fond du Lac." Pictured (clockwise, starting from the left): Ralph Widmer, Ruth Kern, Orvi...
Description: "At the Knights of Columbus in West Bend, Cy Wietor, who supervises a group of waiters, stops to chat with us at our table." From left to right; Shirley Wi...
Description: Close-up of a girl with cartoon-decorated balloons eating ice cream at a social.
Description: A young vendor stands with a large plate of food on his head and a satchel around his neck at the runway of the Luang Prabang Airport, Laos. There is a sil...
Description: Female cafeteria workers stand behind a counter lined with sandwiches, pies, and coffee cups at International Harvester's Hamilton Works factory.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Three women standing in a row. Two of the women are carrying food in baskets and pottery on their head. They are unclothed above the waist and wearing clot...
Description: Shelves lined with cans, bottles, jars, etc., showing adulterated foods (e.g. maple syrup that contains no maple sap) at a Farmers' Institute Event.
Date: date unknown
Description: Kitchen interior in which a woman sits by a fireplace churning butter and a man standing by a fence outside is visible through the open doorway. In and su...
Description: One-page menu for Chalet on the Lake, with a colored pen-and-ink still life of a vase of flowers and greenery on a table set with bottles of wine, wine gla...
Description: "Our waitress at the Pyramid was Patricia 'George' Butch. She explained that 28 years ago, when she applied for the job, there was already an employee name...
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...
Description: Three children, an adult, and a dog sitting outside of a thatched home. The children appear to be preparing food. All of the children are unclothed. In her...
Description: Four members of the Philharmonic Chorus at a picnic table at their annual picnic. Shown left to right are: Mrs. Ruth (Robert M.) Foster, Mrs. Catherine Mc...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of several solder sealers set against a white backdrop.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Young boy with a rootbeer float moustache standing in the parking lot of a rootbeer stand.
Date: 1958 before
Description: Lunch counter during harvest season at a Wisconsin cranberry marsh. Cranberry pickers enjoy a break and lunch during the busy harvest season.
Description: "We are at American Legion Post 347 in Lomira, WI."
Description: "Our waitress at the Break-A-Way was Lu Ann. Although the fish were very good, we waited over an hour for our food, probably the slowest service we have ex...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Children and adults enjoy a picnic in the wooded schoolyard at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Pans of food have been placed on boards supported by...
Description: Wisconsin Assemblyman Ben Riehle, a Democrat from Athens, spreads real butter on his bread at a restaurant near the Wisconsin State Capitol. Riehle, a dai...
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