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Description: A woman irons clothing on an ironing board in a kitchen setting. She stands in the middle of the room, surrounded by cabinets, a sink and mirror, and a st...
Date: ????-03-11 date unknown
Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...
Description: "At Timmer's on big Cedar Lake, our likable waitress, Julie Buck, sits down and chats with us." Pictured (clockwise around the table, starting on the left)...
Description: Florence Christian carrying the cleaned laundry of Paul C. Goetsch in a large basket on her head while walking barefoot through a garden.
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...
Description: Five women pose for a group portrait in front of a painted backdrop with various household articles such as an iron, feather duster, platter, cup, pitcher,...
Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated alongside a house near a shed. William is seated on a bench weaving a willow basket, and has a pipe in his mouth. Johann...
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics students have a tea party.
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Three women mend and sew articles of clothing in the University of Wisconsin home economics laboratory.
Description: People in line during lunchtime during the District 8 labor institute.
Description: Marjean Czerwinski of Milwaukee, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, poses eating an ice cream cone with a young boy and girl.
Description: Gray Ladies of the Dane County Red Cross teaching jewelry-making to a group of patients at the Mendota hospital for the mentally ill. Gray Ladies, shown at...
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: A studio portrait of six women posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are holding household items including an iron, knife, potato, dustpan, broom, pi...
Description: Louise Zieske in her kitchen demonstrating how to make her cheese-rice casserole, which was selected as best of 517 entries in the "Wisconsin State Journal...
Date: 1915-02 ca.
Description: Young African American woman sweeping front steps of a residence. Original caption reads, "the 'sedge brush' broom is used a great deal for light sweeping...
Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Forest Middleton and his future wife, Leonore Judkins, look over a piece of beadwork on a frame.
Description: Jessie Thwaites seated outdoors near a tent wiping dishes.
Description: Misses Armstrong, Stout, and Norton, and Mister Adams posed on steps before the door of a building hosting a Farmers' Institute Cooking School.
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