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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: 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: 1915-02-22 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gathered around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A group of individuals sit on a log lawn swing in the yard of the Drew cottage. Features a caption that reads, "Charter members of lunchgrabbers league." H...


Picnic by a River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men and seven women posed sitting and standing around a picnic on the edge of a river, with a man standing on a bridge in the background. First man on...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Older man and two young boys standing near a scarecrow made from a sweater, hat, and pumpkin erected near a shock of corn. The man is holding a jug.


Workers Raking Hay

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Man with a horse-drawn hay rake in a field. Other field workers gather hay by hand in the background. Original caption reads, "raking heavy timothy hay int...

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Ingrid Bengtson bringing lunch to the field to help her husband, Norman, get the planting done faster. They are having lunch on top of the McCormick Intern...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. Visiting businessmen share a meal with the log drivers who are sitting and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across barnyard towards five men on the William Fiebelkorn farm working with a wagon and conveyor belt to load hay into a silo. The barn has a stone f...

Date: 1966 

Description: Truck drivers dining in reserved "Truck Drivers Only" seating at a diner in an American Oil Company truck stop.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...


Cook's Choice

Date: 1964-03-19 

Description: A chef wearing a toque removes a roast from the oven.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An outdoor family portrait with a golf theme. Several members are sitting on a bench and the lawn, with a large house in the background. There are two dogs...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actors portray I.M. Singer and George Zieber examining an early sewing machine.

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Group of people sitting together at a picnic table in a park. The table is laid out with food and paper plates and cups. Elna Krueger sits at the top of th...

Date: 1914 

Description: Group portrait of a number of soldiers, and a youbg boy, at Camp Douglas having a meal on an improvised table near a tree. One of the men has a dog on his...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two men with shovels on a horse-drawn manure spreader.


Description: Letterhead of M. Quinn, "Dealer in Pine Lands," with two men in front of a tent at a campsite, one of whom is cooking over a campfire and the other is sitt...

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