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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.


Student Chef

Date: 1961 

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...


Dr. Bass in Parlor

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.

Date: 1948-04-29 

Description: Speakers at the convention of the Wisconsin Congress of Parents and Teachers are: Dr. Eugenia Cameron, 3507 Sunset Drive, chairman of the mental hygiene co...

Date: 2004 

Description: Florence and Harold Wiedmeyer have been married for 65 years and lived here for 62 years. They raised 12 children.


Budget Committee

Date: 1990 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (second from the right) confers with Scott Lilly, a top policy advisor, during a hearing of the House Budget Committee.

Date: 1959 

Description: A man wearing a straw hat is sitting on the ground holding a baby in the countryside in Cuba. A woman sits behind him looking at the photographer. The woma...


Rennebohm Diners

Date: 1979 

Description: A couple waits for a waitress to take their order at Rennebohm Drug Store No. 19 restaurant, 204 Cottage Grove Road, the present site of the Madison Public...


Mansion House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of a restaurant at a mansion house. A man at the left leans against a counter, and two women stand behind a shelf filled with candy. Tables and...

Date: 1999-04-16 

Description: "Our waitress at Rolling Meadows Family Restaurant, Sharon McKee, informs us that she is planning an August 21st wedding." From left to right; Shirley Widm...


Johnson's Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: A male worker wearing a hat and apron at Johnson's Bakery removes a pan from an International reach-in cooler.

Date: 1962-03 

Description: A group of two men and two women are seated in a booth. The table is is littered with soda bottles, plates, and glasses. The woman on the left is smoking a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman sit and stand around a table inside the Ridgell Drug Company and ice cream parlor. Several display cases are arranged behind them and...

Date: 2005-02-25 

Description: "Connie waited on us at Lucky's in Fond du Lac." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden, Shirley Widmer, and Connie.

Date: 1946 

Description: Portrait of Holocaust survivor Fred Platner (left) seated at a table with his cousin, Heini Petzenbaum (center), and his brother, Isidor (right); Hannover,...

Date: 2009-05-01 

Description: "Assembled around the table are:(standing left to right) J.P. Widmer, Buddy Ruecker, and our waitress Erica. (Seated left to right) Brenda Wilz, Quinn (fri...

Date: 1948-02-10 

Description: Two employees of the utility division of the Highway Trailer Company at a company banquet at Harold Halverson's Superclub. Visible in the background of the...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...


NARCE Convention


Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (left) at a convention in Wausau sponsored by the National Association of Civil Employees. Although undated, the pho...

Date: 1955-07 date unknown

Description: Beatrice (Bea) and Carson Gulley pose together at their 25th wedding anniversary party in their new home at 5701 Cedar Place. The home was located in the C...

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