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Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

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Sweeping Porch

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.

Date: 1958-12-20 

Description: Mother and children enjoy baking, decorating, and eating Christmas cookies.

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Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

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Sleepover

Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...

Date: 1964-05-05 

Description: A woman wearing an apron prepares a hazelnut torte from a prized recipe.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...

Date: 1962-12-02 

Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...

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Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...

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The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon play in their home.

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Making Sandbakalese

Date: 1955-11-23 

Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Date: 1963-09-25 

Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

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Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

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Description: Elevated view of backyard areas, including some dilapidated houses and outbuildings. There are wood fences surrounding some of the yards, and laundry hangs...

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Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

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

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Description: Milwaukee mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler in election photograph sitting at kitchen table with a woman and two young children. There is a...

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