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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Two girls cleaning. One is carrying a basket while another holds a large fan-shaped object which was used like a broom. The description in the lower right...
Description: An unnamed rural DeForest area man is shown eating an ear of corn at the Sun Prairie Corn Festival.
Description: Four members of the Who's New Club, in Civil War costumes. One woman is seated at a piano, one sitting near a spinning wheel, and two standing. They are pa...
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison annual student work day at Picnic Point. Shown are four students at lunch break. Left to right: Dominic Cefalu, John E. Ha...
Description: Sue Ann Hackett kneeling and holding a tin cup on an outdoor camping trip. There is a tarp in the foreground with dishes and food containers. Birch trees a...
Description: Woman using a loom outdoors. In her journal from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) she records: "The women braid the fibres together making a crude mat of them. The t...
Description: Elizabeth Schlotthauer sets a buffet table on her porch. The photograph was part of a spread for WSJ's Centennial Cookbook recipe contest.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Jars of canned food are stored in the cellar of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered...
Description: Shown at the Madison Art Association tea, at the Madison Free Library, are from left to right: Mrs. Raymond (Dorothy) Koltes, Mrs. James (Margaret) Watrous...
Description: Show window at Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 327 State Street, featuring house-cleaning products and a poster that says "Clean House with These Products".
Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.
Description: Virginia Hall displays her angel food cake. Part of photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Contest.
Description: A small crowd outside a large tent that adverstises "Reaper Motion Pictures." The tent is likely part of an International Harvester exhibit at a fair or ag...
Description: Nancy Rieter and Dianne Blanchard, students in the 8th grade home economics class at West Junior High School, mix cookie batter. The class baked several th...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: A wooden drying rack is hanging from the ceiling over a gas stove in what appears to be a cellar or a shed.
Description: Church basement decorated for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50th Wedding Anniversary.
Description: Randall Elementary School kindergartners are shown making applesauce under the supervision of their teachers Marguerite Drew and Lois Griskavich. Left to r...
Description: Helen Holden Besemer sits in a wooden chair to candle eggs at Holden Poultry Farm.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Man with a horse-drawn hay rake in a field. Other field workers gather hay by hand in the background. Original caption reads, "raking heavy timothy hay int...
Date: 1910 after
Description: Franklin E. Bump, brother-in-law of Dr. Smith, and one of his children cooking on a fire pit in front of their campsite. The campsite is situated in the wo...
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