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Date: 1946-08-10 

Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.


New Teachers

Date: 1953-09-22 

Description: New home economics teachers at West High School Jeane Schwartz and Patricia Weege (center) are shown with pupils Pamla Wobig (left) and Carla Tande; they a...


Mr. and Mrs. Holt

Date: 1930-12-20 

Description: Informal portrait of Jerome C. and May Holt seated in rockers in their living room at 1922 Madison Street.


Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.

Date: 1998-09-25 

Description: "Karen Catania is our waitress at the Country Retreat, 3461 High Road, Hartford, WI." From left to right; Bob White, Jean White, Shirley Widmer, Karen Cata...

Date: 1947-04-29 

Description: Connie Wear, 332 Lakewood Boulevard, hanging a bright green May Basket that she made in Marjorie Deakman's nursery school, Lakewood.

Date: 1946-11 after

Description: Recently-elected Senator Joseph R. McCarthy tasting a favorite recipe for pheasant during vacation.


Man Loading Silo

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man using a silo filler powered by a belt attached to a tractor. Two work horses are tethered on the left, and on the right is a silo and a barn. There i...

Date: 1875-07 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club encamped at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. An African American sits at the left foreground with pans...


Washing Dishes

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Mother and daughter washing dishes together.

Date: 1906-08-26 

Description: Exterior view of the punch table at a company picnic under trees. A man stands in the foreground looking at the camera while holding a knife, and the woman...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...


Canning Equipment

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.

Date: 1948 before

Description: Interior of the Ridgeway Lumber Store before the opening on May 15, 1948. Owned by Elmer and Willard Droster, and G. Wichman.

Date: 1995-09 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin, a strong supporter of seniors, helps to deliver meals on wheels to a home-bound resident of his district.

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Woman steaming spinach in a hot-water bath on a Coleman Pressure Range at the Harvester Farm. The image is part of a series illustrating canning methods.

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Austin Thorson, winner of a $100 prize in a Lipton Tea Co. jingle contest, also won $1,200 worth of groceries from the Kroger Co. by writing the address of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sigurd Olson and customers at Border Lakes Outfitting Company, a company that provided guides and equipment for wilderness vacations during the summer. It...

Date: 1933-05-12 

Description: Mrs. Wilson Mutchler of Stoners' Prairie farm at 2533 Mutchler Road, south of Madison, cooks soup on a wood stove.

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