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Group Picnic

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children stand outdoors in front of Shiloh Church for an outdoor meal. They are eating food laid out on a long table made out of...

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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923-10-04 

Description: A woman wearing a dress uses an axe to split a log into firewood. A hand-operated washing machine stands in the yard of a farmhouse in the background.

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Ella M. Pickford

Date: 1945-04-24 

Description: Portrait of Ella M. Pickford (Mrs. Henry W. Pickford), 201 South Mills Street. Mrs. Pickford, who is 88 years old, does her own housework and despite poor...

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: 1950-10-12 

Description: Looking over the program for the 33rd annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association, held in Washington D.C., are these Madison dietitians and teache...

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: 1956 

Description: Group of Ladies' Sewing Club women posing under a tapestry at Neighborhood House.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman uses a dilver (fruit press) to juice fruit into a metal bowl on a tabletop.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1932-02-13 

Description: Dane county 4-H Club girl, Agatha Dermosky, of Sun Prairie, rolls pie dough in the Madison Gas and Electric Co. demonstration kitchen during competition in...

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Laundry Line

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Clothing hangs on a line to dry in a farm yard. A pot of steaming water stands in the foreground. A small open-sided farm building is behind a fence with a...

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Mini Bar

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Mini bar with refrigerator and glassware.

Date: 1958-12-20 

Description: Mother and children enjoy baking, decorating, and eating Christmas cookies.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of the kitchen hearth.

Date: 1946-11-08 

Description: Three women wearing hats they made in a millinery class at the Madison Vocational School. Seated is Mrs. David (Hilda) Gay, and standing behind her are Mrs...

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Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

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