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Description: Jane the waif (played by Dorothy Gish) offers Baby Sheldon (Ernest Marion) a pancake in a scene still for the silent film "Battling Jane." Behind them is a...
Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Two women and three men are posed in a yard. One man has a shotgun, another a carpenter's saw. The frame house behind them has a small front porch with a r...
Description: Hong Nguyen sits on the floor eating dinner. Her daughter Thuy, wearing a red and white dress, is sitting next to her, and an unidentified person is visibl...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Lilia Suckow, a student at Peck School, works in a tulip bed outside her house. Clothes dry on a line behind the house.
Description: Mrs. Herbert C. Scofield, with sons Lloyd and Stanley at the dinner table.
Description: An unnamed rural DeForest area man is shown eating an ear of corn at the Sun Prairie Corn Festival.
Description: "Teresa was our waitress at Jo Jo's in Jackson."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...
Description: Mrs. Granere starting a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.
Description: Hotel dining room, probably at the Galloway House.
Date: date unknown
Description: Group of Ho-Chunk men, women, and children in a circle, and in smaller groups outside the circle. They are several summer lodges. Probably a meal.
Description: Dining room decorated in 1840s style in Ralph Warner's "The House Next Door," aka the Lovejoy-Duncan House, 11219 N. Webster Street. The pantry is seen thr...
Description: Two men loading manure into a horse-drawn manure spreader.
Description: A student chef works in the kitchen of a Milwaukee restaurant with two older chefs as part of his training in a Restaurant and Hotel Cookery program at Mil...
Description: Chest brought to America on the Mayflower. Features a ceramic cup atop it while a walking cane and candle holder sit on the table next to the chest. Publi...
Description: Mrs. Floyd French of Newton, Iowa feeds two orphaned lambs using beer or soda bottles. A Farmall tractor is in the background. According to the original ca...
Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Group of people sitting on the ground outside of a thatched house with pottery.
Description: An informal group is seated under an awning in the garden of the Fairchild house at 302 Monona Avenue (later renamed Martin Luther King Boulevard). Picture...
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