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Description: A woman pours milk or cream into bowl as a young girl, who holds a glass of milk, observes.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Young boy with a rootbeer float moustache standing in the parking lot of a rootbeer stand.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Two girls sit at a table outdoors while a boy offers them sandwiches from a plate during an etiquette lesson.
Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...
Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House. Furniture includes a 4-poster bed, two chairs, a chest, a dresser, and a wash basin and ewer on a stand.
Description: Woman steaming spinach in a hot-water bath on a Coleman Pressure Range at the Harvester Farm. The photo is part of a series illustrating canning methods.
Date: 1935-09-16 ca.
Description: Truck drivers eat at an outdoor lunch counter. Original caption reads: "Elliott Taylor (center) and 2 truck drivers."
Description: Mother pours tea for her twins at the mother and daughter tea, sponsored by the Brookfield Woman's Club.
Description: Anne De Witt, 5502 Tolman Terrace, is helped by her daughter Maureen De Witt, 4, decorate Christmas bread while daughter Beth De Witt, 1, looks on.
Description: A woman wearing an apron pours oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Intern...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: International Harvester advertising poster promoting the "Food-for-Freedom Program." The poster urges customers to replace worn parts, and service, clean a...
Description: Display window featuring a mannequin in a bridal gown and household items at Wolff Kubly Hirsig Hardware Store, 17 South Pinckney Street.
Description: Portrait of Dagmar Muckler, first place winner in the vegetable category of Wisconsin State Journal's second annual recipe contest. Her winning recipe is f...
Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mrs. Rex L. Liebenberg is picking peas with her children, Lelia (14) and Don (17).
Description: The porch of the Hotz cottage at Europe Lake, furnished with a rustic table, chairs and benches; the table has been set for a meal. The cottage and porch a...
Description: Interior of the Ridgeway Lumber Store before the opening on May 15, 1948. Owned by Elmer and Willard Droster, and G. Wichman.
Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.
Description: At a "We Saw You" fashion show, Miriam Hauri (left), Joan Faust, and Joanne Schoepp model pajamas they made. The girls were Middleton High School students.
Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...
Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...
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