1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Woman in a kitchen using a Burpee bean cutter to slice green beans before canning. The photograph was taken at Harvester Farm.

Date: 1926-07 

Description: A woman and a girl sitting at a table, husking and silking corn at the Harvester Farm. The image is one of a series illustrating canning methods.

Date:  

Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...

Date: 1941 

Description: Mrs. Wilbur Shrieder stands in a 6 x 12 foot refrigerated walk-in storage area.

Date: 1928-09 

Description: Man carrying baskets of field crops in to the receiving room of a community kitchen. A woman wearing an apron is standing near the door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.

Date: 1948-12-06 

Description: Elevated view of five seated members of the Madison branch of Letter Carriers (#508) being served a pot luck supper in their honor by seven women at the GA...

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...

Date: 1926-07 

Description: A woman and a man in a kitchen canning beans. The woman is scooping beans from a large pot with a ladle into cans, while the man uses a tabletop hand crank...

Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sitting in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket is at her feet.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created a...

Date: 1915 

Description: Florentina Krueger feeds chickens in the yard.

Photograph

Reynolds' Farm Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney and Henry and Howard Reynolds stand in front of the Reynold's family farmhouse with two horses and a dog.

Photograph

Karst Family

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Women bringing lunch to the men working in the field. The men are harvesting grain using a horse-drawn grain binder.

Date: 1924 

Description: Groups of children seated at tables for a Saturday morning sewing group at Neighborhood House, with a woman helping the children at each table. One boy is...

Date:  

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: 1945-05 

Description: Soldier offering food to Japanese women and children gathered on a roadside in Okinawa. One woman wears a baby on her back. Other soldiers watch from a jee...

Photograph

Seamstresses

Date:  

Description: Alma(?), Wis. Studio portrait of group of women seamstresses and two young children.

Photograph

Churning Butter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman using a dasher churn to make butter. She is seated on the stoop of a house and a young girl watches behind her.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

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:

.
.