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Date: 1927 

Description: H.L. Mencken sits at the breakfast table reading the newspaper and dining on toast and a goblet of beer. He autographed the photograph with "Breakfast in t...

Date: 1949-01-24 

Description: Carson Gulley, head chef at the University of Wisconsin, is shown in the refectory of Van Hise Hall with his class of apprentice chefs. Left to right: Rudy...

Date: 1959 

Description: A man wearing a straw hat is sitting on the ground holding a baby in the countryside in Cuba. A woman sits behind him looking at the photographer. The woma...

Photograph

First Costume Ball

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: Members of Ethlyn Jefferds' dancing class, fifth and sixth grade students from Shorewood, Randall, and Lakewood schools, attending their first costume ball...

Date: 1949-06-21 

Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley Tract community garden. Erwin O. Huebnow, the 1948 Farley tract head, is shown with Professor Paul Bender, who is...

Date: 1958-03-14 

Description: 13 firemen sit at two tables, ready to eat their 11 am meal. The men are at Central Station at 18 South Webster Street. From left to right at the far tabl...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Robert Neal baking Cornish pasty at Pendarvis.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of a group of raftsmen eating at a table on-board a lumber raft near shoreline.

Date: 1942-12 

Description: Indigenous Panamanian women and children eating dinner along the Chucunaque River. A woman in a jumpsuit holding a hat watches Panamanian children eating....

Photograph

Picnic Dinner

Date:  

Description: Children and adults seated at a large make-shift picnic table in a field near a tree. In the background on the left is a carriage, and on the right a horse...

Photograph

Snack Time

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, second from right, and four other boys, enjoy apples and popcorn in the Middleton family kitchen. One boy is peeling an apple as another...

Date: 1985-08 

Description: "Jeanette Walsh, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Tom Walsh, enjoyed some corn at the Theresa Lions Annual Corn Roast."

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Photograph

Christmas Customs

Date: 1953-12-14 

Description: Hannah Heegaard-Jensen demonstrates a Christmas tradition by frying ableskivers on Christmas Eve.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...

Date: 1937-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card made from a kit. The front and back are both shown. The front has a girl in a yellow dress holding a heart, surrounded by hearts and f...

Date: 2006-12-22 

Description: "Mark and Eiko Marrese were our guests at the Coliseum. Anie was our waitress."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men in conversation around several jars of honey on a table. Sign reads: "Wisconsin Honey Market Day." Written on back: "A typical scene of one of th...

Photograph

Can Opener

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman wearing an apron uses a counter-mounted can opener.

Date: 1959-09-22 

Description: Interviewed outside a meat packing plant near Des Moines, Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev pronounced his first American hot dog to be "wonderful, but not...

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