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Description: Mrs. Betz ironing a skirt on a wall-mounted foldout ironing board. A radiator is along the wall near a sink, and a wooden chair is on the right.
Description: "Victoria, the owner, was our waitress at Victoria's Cornerstone Inn, Kewaskum." From left to right; Victoria, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Shirley Widmer.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...
Date: date unknown
Description: Woman standing in a kitchen rolling dough on a countertop.
Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...
Description: Women learning the dressmaking trade at an ORT school in a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivo...
Description: Mrs. Granere using a washing machine powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harveste...
Description: From left to right: Mrs. Charles Dernbach, Almond; Mrs. Walter Kuhrt, Almond; and Mrs. W.M. Erdenberger, Prairie du Chien, at a tea at the executive reside...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women and a Ho-Chunk infant. The woman on the left is wearing regalia and the woman on...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of Elsey Ormsbee Bristol. Elsey was born May 27, 1783; married August 1, 1804 at Warwick, Massachusetts to Cha...
Description: Margaret Monier using a pressure cooker while canning in the home of Miss Marilla Zearing. Cans of produce are cooling on wire racks on the counter and in...
Description: Elevated view of three women evaluating meal prepared by a cook inside International Harvester's Evansville Works home economics kitchen. The Evansville Wo...
Description: Milwaukee mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler in election photograph sitting at kitchen table with a woman and two young children. There is a...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: A woman in a black dress and heels stands in a kitchen next to an International Harvester refrigerator stocked with food and beverages.
Description: "At Jo's Corner Restaurant, Cod or Clams are $4.50. For some unknown reason, our waitress, Tammy Beekman did not charge us for a sumptuous dessert, even th...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair while crocheting. Sitting across from her is a woman identified as Llora, who is reading. There is a replica of a cat p...
Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Interior of the Sherwood Forest Hotel dining room. Men and women are seated at a table for a meal, and the uniformed waitstaff stand to the left.
Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.
Description: "At Hope Rehab Center they gave us a nice room where we could meet with former Theresa residents. Clockwise they are (residents marked with an *) *Rogeen F...
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