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Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.


Description: Ho-Chunk woman tanning buckskin. Typical dwellings (chipotekes) in the background.


Description: Two men and three women sitting down to a meal, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hull on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hull on the right, father and son.

Date: 1936-05-31 

Description: Group portrait of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority members standing around banquet tables at senior breakfast, 22 Langdon Street.

Date: 1923-07-22 

Description: Chickens gather around a woman near a poultry house (or chicken coop) as she feeds the flock from a metal pail. A man is walking down a path in the backgro...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A woman stands with two children in a poultry yard, feeding chicks and a hen from a coffee can. Several farm buildings are in the background.


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated Navajo woman weaves a blanket near two young children.


Home Canning

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...

Date: 1900 

Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

Date: 2002-08-09 

Description: Members of Nukewatch protesting at the Project Elf facility near Clam Lake. This protest was part of the organization's annual Hiroshima event, and the pro...

Date: 1943 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women painting vases for United Service Organizations (USO) use. Groups at the settlement house wor...

Date: 1928 

Description: Miss Neary smells the contents of an opened can, demonstrating the hazards of ingesting tainted food.

Date: 1999-01-22 

Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45¢. Our waiter is Brock Cot...

Date: 1958-12-10 

Description: Mrs. O.H. (Lauraine) Jensen of 2317 East Mifflin Street, chairman of the Women's Club of Madison's orthopedic work, and Mrs. Gertrude Kepke, 2354 Commonwea...

Date: 1999-05-28 

Description: "Sarah Jaeger, is our waitress at the Lion's Family Restaurant in Fond du Lac." Pictured (clockwise, starting from the left): Ralph Widmer, Ruth Kern, Orvi...


Nellie Kedzie Jones

Date: 1920 

Description: Audience surrounding Nellie Kedzie Jones on the Agricultural Extension Home Economics circuit in Northern Wisconsin.


Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1962 

Description: Congressman David Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson shake hands as Joan Obey looks on. The occasion was a dinner, and a man and woman sit at a table with foo...

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