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Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of chairs and tables are scattered around the sewing room of the National Home of the Daughters of America, a house built in 1930 in the classical r...


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.

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...

Date: 1995-05-26 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, Speaker of the House Tom Foley, and Vice President Al Gore on board Air Force Two.


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...


Description: August, Mary, Tina, Saraphina, Jennie and Edgar Krueger husking corn.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Loretta Falci (Lorenzina Fiocco Falci), an Italian woman, preparing sarsa, tomato paste on boards on the porch of her home, 622 Milton Street. Milton Stre...


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.


Ho-Chunk Group


Description: Group of Ho-Chunk men, women, and children huddled in a circle, and in smaller groups outside the circle. They are near several summer lodges. Probably a m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The K. Doxstad family is posed in their yard around a table covered with heavy books. A baby carriage is on the left and an older woman with her knitting i...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The kitchen in the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restorati...

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...


Cellar Entrance

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman wearing an apron and holding a bowl climbs up the stairs from a cellar bulkhead on the side of a farmhouse. A bell on a wooden pole stands next to...


Bath Time

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Moline Service Station and Grill. The building features a counter with stools and a dining space with booths. On the left, there are counters...


Richard T. Ely Home

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Richard T. Ely home at 205 North Prospect Street. This house was designed by the Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost and built by Richard &...

Date: 2004 

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


Veblen Cottage

Date: 1964-08-24 ca.

Description: A line of laundry dries in the wind outside the former cottage of noted economist Thorstein Veblen. He used the small building to the right of the house as...

Date: 1936 

Description: Sitting room in Pendarvis House. There are rocking chairs and a bench by the fire in the fireplace. There is a corner china cabinet on the right near a win...


"Jewel" Stove

Date: 1927-08 

Description: "Jewel" brand stove inside a farmhouse kitchen. The original caption reads, "Stove for patch work in making faked pictures."

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