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Description: Two men and three women sitting down to a meal, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hull on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hull on the right, father and son.
Description: Charles J. Van Schaick and his family at the dinner table. He had three sons; Shirley, born 1885, Roy, born 1887, and Harold, born 1889. Both husband and w...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.
Description: Irene Thomas wears a Norwegian costume while looking forward to the annual smorgasbord of the University YWCA in the John Muir room of the YMCA.
Description: Man butchering a hog, which has been hung on a meat hook.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Three girls serving cups of food and bread to children seated at their desks in a Cook County, District 137 classroom. The activity may have been part of t...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: The J. Robert family posed around baby Fred in a high chair with his first birthday cake. Family members are identified from left as Ellen Taylor Higgins,...
Description: A Kraft cheese display at the Kroger Store located at 3 Pinckney Street.
Description: Miss Neary smells the contents of an opened can, demonstrating the hazards of ingesting tainted food.
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...
Description: Pfc. Howard A. Endres standing in line for his final meal at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois, before being discharged at the end of World War II.
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...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Children enjoy cold treats while being entertained, as nuns and an adult male look on.
Description: Caption reads, "The Lake Mendota fish population was reduced this week by this fine catch of crappies, white bass, and bluegills by Madison's expert fisher...
Description: Congressman David Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson shake hands as Joan Obey looks on. The occasion was a dinner, and a man and woman sit at a table with foo...
Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: A Chippewa woman parching wild rice in Lac Vieux Desert. Lac Vieux Desert is a 4200 acre Michigan-Wisconsin boundary water in Vilas County.
Description: An International Harvester refrigerator with all doors open sits against a wall. The refrigerator has two drawers, a small freezer, and food. Bottles and...
Description: The celebrated dancing partners Vernon Castle and Irene Castle eating breakfast at home.
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