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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly woman using a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tille Faulkman standing in a barn with a spinning wheel and two yarn winders. She is dressed in traditional Pomeranian attire. A handmade basket filled wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a woman feeding an infant with a bottle while outdoors. The infant is sitting in a wheelbarrow. A scattering of buildings are visible in the back...

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman in a dress, apron, heels, and earrings leans over an open International Harvester freezer, smiling at a girl. The girl, in a dress, braided pigtail...

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Miss Marilla Zearling demonstrates a bread-making technique to members of the Baker's Dozen Bread Club.

Photograph

Roadside Picnic

Date: 1917 

Description: Roadside picnic on the way to Waupaca. Mary E. Smith is seated with a friend on a white blanket with thermoses and a picnic basket. In the background the a...

Date: 1936-03-15 

Description: Frank family banquet at the home of Morris L. Frank, located at 611 Chapman Street. The family were Greenbush residents.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sarah and Florentina Krueger standing in front of a barn in costume. Sarah is dressed in traditional Pomeranian attire and is holding a bucket and milking...

Date: 1916 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A publicity photograph of a bespectacled young woman, in a 1960s mod-style dress, examining a jar of Smucker's strawberry preserves in an aisle of a grocer...

Photograph

Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Joanne Peters Rothe sits in the living room of her home while hemming a drape for a nearby window. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed w...

Photograph

Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

Photograph

Emma Ketel Sewing

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: Harold Lautz, sergeant-at-arms for the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner" held in the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Mr. L...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Woman in Alley

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from cobblestone street of a woman wearing a skirt and head scarf looking handling a barrel of discarded vegetables in an alley. The photo was likely...

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