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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.
Description: Dennis Bodden, Frank Kuczkowski and Adrian Geiger are busy roasting corn at Firemen's Park.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Three men cutting points on logs for fence posts.
Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...
Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie") who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.
Description: Reiner house on the 600 block of Williamson Street, built in 1851 by John J. Reiner with red brick from "Vet" Williams of Madison. John J. Reiner, who came...
Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Several men work with a hay press to bale hay while several other men stand near a Titan 15-30 tractor.
Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated alongside a house near a shed. William is seated on a bench weaving a willow basket, and has a pipe in his mouth. Johann...
Description: "This evening, Tanya Zimmerman, is our waitress, at Callahan's Grill & Bar. A perch plate (small order) is $8.95." From left to right; John Bodden, Rudy He...
Description: Guests gathered for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50 Wedding Anniversary banquet.
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: date unknown
Description: A gag photo postcard of a man, seated on the edge of a bed, with his arm around a life-sized paperboard cut out of a beautiful, seated woman. He is holding...
Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...
Description: The winner of the sauerkraut eating contest, Don Bauer, stands triumphantly before his clean plate. A U.S. flag and a sign for the 34th Kraut Festival ador...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Men stand around or sit on the steps of a stone building to listen as A.E. Chamberlain delivers a lesson on the benefits of vegetable production. Chamberla...
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: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.
Date: 1935-09-16 ca.
Description: Truck drivers eat at an outdoor lunch counter. Original caption reads: "Elliott Taylor (center) and 2 truck drivers."
Description: "Bridget was our waitress at Nan Sea's Tiki Bar and Grill, Dundee [Campbellsport]. From left to right, Jim Ruecker, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer,...
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