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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron washes her hands in a metal bucket set on a table on a farmhouse porch. Multiple metal pails with handles and a milk pail...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: William Middleton, dressed as a chef, poses holding a bowl on a plate. He is wearing pince-nez glasses.

Photograph

Kitchen Interior

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...

Date: 1908-08-08 

Description: Men loading horse-drawn manure spreaders on farm land.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Miss Zearing uses a grinder to make bread crumbs inside a farmhouse kitchen.

Date: 1939-11-09 

Description: Budweiser beer and snack food display in Frank Fruit Company, 609-613 University Avenue. Sign says, "America's Social Companion".

Date: 1951-04 

Description: "Gretchen Radke 9th Birthday Party. L to R: Suzanne Strege, Mary Ann Koecher, Gretchen Radke, Phyllis Rothe, Kitty Schuster, Grace Rahjes, Joan Widmer, Joa...

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Miss Marilla Zearling demonstrates a bread-making technique to members of the Baker's Dozen Bread Club.

Date: 1916 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...

Photograph

Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

Photograph

Table Settings

Date: 1954-08 

Description: Table decorations created by Matha hart in a formal summer style.

Photograph

Woman Vacuuming Rug

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Woman vacuuming rug with a "Vacuette" sweeper in a farmhouse living room.

Date: 1949-03-22 

Description: Mrs. Earle S. (Edith) Metcalf sewing a Rainbow Star quilt at her home at 3905 Council Crest. It is her nineteenth quilt.

Photograph

Picnic

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Children and adults enjoy a picnic in the wooded schoolyard at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Pans of food have been placed on boards supported by...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of two men loading a horse-drawn manure spreader (possibly a Kemp) in a field.

Photograph

Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children enjoy cold treats while being entertained, as nuns and an adult male look on.

Photograph

Feeding Fawn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two small boys at Point Henry Resort at Spider Lake are dressed in short pants and are feeding a fawn from a bottle.

Book or Pamphlet

Safe Home Canning Booklet

Date: 1944-12-15 

Description: Cover of a booklet on home canning produced by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. The booklet promotes "safe home canning" of fru...

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