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Date: 1931-11-18 

Description: Marian Dolan, 1931 National 4-H milking champion, milks a cow. She is a member of the Maple Knoll 4-H Club north of Sun Prairie.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Professor Rasmus B. Anderson, noted authority on Scandinavian affairs, with Karema Anderson and his son Rolf, with dog “Ned”, in their home.

Date: 1938 

Description: The bedroom of an International "Jungle Yacht", equipped with a bed, telephone, dresser, extra clothing storage, and windows. The "Jungle Yachts" were spec...

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Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Date: 1935 

Description: A woman pours milk or cream into bowl as a young girl, who holds a glass of milk, observes.

Date: 1923 

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...

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"Jungle Yacht" Desk

Date: 1938 

Description: Close-up of a desk in an International "Jungle Yacht". The desk is furnished with clocks, speedometers, a map, and a telephone. Above the desk is a bookshe...

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Disheveled Bedroom

Date: 1923 

Description: Clothing lies on a bed, hangs from drawers, and sits on top of a dresser in an unorganized bedroom.

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman is stirring a pot on what looks like a new stove. It is a gleaming Acme, from Newark Stove Works. There is a warming closet in the top half. The ca...

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Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six women sewing by hand and with a sewing machine. A dog is in the room and the calendar on the wall shows December 1901.

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Cheng-Yang Wedding

Date: 1947-12-23 

Description: University of Wisconsin graduate students from China, bride Shu-Teh Cheng, Nanking, China, and bridegroom Shu-Chin Yang, Faku, China, cutting their wedding...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mrs. John Bowers removing a plate of food from the dumbwaiter in her Benton County farmhouse.

Date: 1956 

Description: Church basement decorated for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50th Wedding Anniversary.

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Mother and Baby

Date: 1903 

Description: Hand-colored photograph depicting a Native American mother holding her child in a cradleboard. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans pre...

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Twin Osage Papooses

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman stands behind twin Osage papooses in a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. The infants are tightly wrapped up. This image comes from an...

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Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

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Description: A cheese plate with slices of Brick Cheese, from Widmer's Cheese Cellars, paired with dark bread and a local wine.

Date: 1951-01-18 

Description: Interior view of Davidson Cafeteria, located at 117 Monona Avenue, home of "Chicken in the Rough."

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