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Date: 1930 ca.
Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.
Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.
Description: Three chairs around a table with stacks of books in the lobby of the Silver Dale Resort at Devil's Lake. In the background three open doors lead into the d...
Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Description: The recipe for Savory Cabbage submitted by Mrs. Elmer Elsing, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, was the second place winner in the vegetable category of the Wisco...
Date: date unknown
Description: Carson Gulley and Louie Shepard cooking out along the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.
Description: Alex Jordan, creator of House on the Rock, eating and drinking with a group of men sitting around a table.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones and Susan Lloyd Jones and their collie, Roger, probably on the porch of a cottage. Susan died Oct 26, 1911 and Jenkin died Sept 12...
Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.
Description: Three farm wives taking a break at the terrace plowing demonstration and conservation field day on the Carl Ribbke farm near Ableman. From left are Mrs. Ar...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A seated young woman in a nineteenth century style dress poses with a tapestry or carpet bag and spinning wheel. A bonnet rests on an antiquer dresser beh...
Description: View of dining room tables placed at an angle along a row of windows. The tables are set with silverware, plates, cups, pitchers, and menus. On the back wa...
Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...
Description: Nancy Waterman unsuccessfully pours milk for Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) at the Wonder Spot.
Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...
Description: Students in cooking class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: Cottage, with a spinning wheel on the porch, at the Bonnie View Resort near Devil's Lake.
Description: The head and foot boards of a maple bed lean against two cupboards. The cupboards hold pewter ware as well as crockery.
Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...
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