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Man with Hay Tedder

Date: 1935-07-05 

Description: Farmer in a field with a horse-drawn McCormick-Deering hay tedder.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A brother and sister use an Eau Claire steam pressure machine to run their canning business.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Looking over Governor Nelson Dewey's account books at the governor's desk in his office at Stonefield are Raymond Sivesind, state supervisor of historic si...

Photograph

Woman using Loom

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman using a loom outdoors. In her journal from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) she records: "The women braid the fibres together making a crude mat of them. The t...

Date: 2001-02-16 

Description: "Kris, is our waitress at Sal's on Main. Sal's on Main has been in business for three years." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ralph...

Photograph

Horse-Powered Saw

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Photographic illustration of two men cutting wood with a saw powered by horses on a treadmill. The horses and treadmill were added by an artist's drawing.

Photograph

Farmhouse Kitchen

Date:  

Description: Interior of farmhouse kitchen featuring a fireplace for cooking, an adjacent brick and a table in the center of the room. The table is set with metal dis...

Photograph

Mess Hall and Tents

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers standing around portable stoves at the mess hall for American troops. Also shows the bench seated tables and tents used by soldiers.

Photograph

Nellie Kedzie Jones

Date: 1920 

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

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Farm and Home Week

Date: 1954-02-01 

Description: Two examples of foods made with butter are on display during Farm and Home Week at the University of Wisconsin School of Home Economics. At the left is an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across a room of a home economics class at Martha Berry Girls' School, established in 1909. Women gather around an area enclosed by tables and o...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old Abe Souvenirs Advertisement

Date:  

Description: Wood engraving advertisement of a souvenir teaspoon bearing the likeness of Old Abe, the Wisconsin Civil War eagle, on the handle. Text reads "For sale by...

Date:  date unknown

Description: These young men and boys are students in a baking class at a vocational school.

Photograph

Honeycomb on Bread

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two slices of honeycomb on a piece of bread on a decorated plate sitting on a tablecloth. Writing on back: "A honey sandwich in the making."

Date: 1994 ca.

Description: Laundry drying in the backyard of the Quinney household at 345 Rolfe Road.

Photograph

Wisconsin United

Date:  date unknown

Description: There's nothing like a threat to the fortunes of the dairy business to bring Wisconsin political leaders together. Here two Republicans and two Democrats t...

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A metal sanitary garbage pail attaches underneath the kitchen sink and pipes at the farmhouse of Miss Lella Gaddis.

Date:  

Description: Woman wearing an apron in an industrial kitchen and preparing a large pot of lutefisk possibly for a Syttende Mai celebration.

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