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Description: A group of patients in formal dress gathering around a long table for dinner at Saint Mary's Sanatorium, founded in 1880 by Bishop Salpointe.
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: 1935-09-16 ca.
Description: Truck drivers eat at an outdoor lunch counter. Original caption reads: "Elliott Taylor (center) and 2 truck drivers."
Description: University of Wisconsin students Bob Steinhagen, Milwaukee, Connie Prentice, West Bend, and John Williams, La Crosse, making some of the elaborate decorati...
Description: Florence and Harold Wiedmeyer have been married for 65 years and lived here for 62 years. They raised 12 children.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: View from end of picnic table of five women and two men standing and sitting during a picnic in the middle of a woods. Plates, cups, thermoses, and various...
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Curt Moore selling "one minute" washing machines to a farmer's wife. The washing machines are loaded in the back of an International "Red Baby" truck. The...
Description: Seated at the speakers table at the Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' meeting (left to right) are Earl Bagley, Cambridge, treasurer; R.C. Salisbury, Madis...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Man working with vats for preparation of angora rabbit food.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Man feeding fantail doves on a lawn at Oakwood Sanitarium. The sanitarium is in the background behind trees.
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...
Description: An unknown man is standing and feeding chickens in a farm yard. A barn is in the background on the left.
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: A construction worker sits on a wooden beam near a fence and eats his lunch. Behind him is the construction site with debris.
Description: "Ann Koehnke is our waitress at the Amber Inn in Slinger, WI." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ralph Widmer, Shirley Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, and...
Description: Two men loading manure into a horse-drawn manure spreader.
Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long tables with a hanging rack of pots and pans over a long table. Plates are piled up on another...
Description: St. Dominic's Catholic Parish members tend the grills at their annual festival.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.
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.
Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45¢. Our waiter is Brock Cot...
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