Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1915-02-22 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a me...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Men load hay into a barn with the help of an International 15-30 tractor. In the foreground a man stands near the tractor.
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...
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: 1916 ca.
Description: Two men loading silage into ensilage cutter and blower to fill silo.
Description: Several women and a man sit at tables and dine at a restaurant. Potted plants stand behind them.
Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...
Description: Three men sitting on the ground next to a horse-drawn wagon are having lunch. Two of them have jugs; one is holding a cup. All three are wearing work cloth...
Description: A few dozen men stand on and around a sandy path surrounded by low shrubbery. They are wearing work clothes, and some of them are carrying bowls filled wit...
Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long wooden tables and an open window at the far end of the room where waiters would pass along foo...
Description: Basting the meat on the rotisserie for the Rotary Club Barbeque held at the campsite of Neal Brown.
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...
Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
Description: Speaker's table at the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner"
held at the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Seated left to righ...
Description: A smiling grandfather has his arm around a toddler granddaughter. A toddler boy is standing next to them. They are surrounded by chickens, and behind them...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: William Middleton, dressed as a chef, poses holding a bowl on a plate. He is wearing pince-nez glasses.
Date: 1900-11-19 before
Description: Front cover of the program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with a man in a pastoral setting wearing a chef's hat and an apron, reading a Thanksgiving procla...
Description: Actors portray I.M. Singer and George Zieber examining an early sewing machine.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706