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Two Girls Cleaning

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...

Date: 1961-08-19 

Description: An unnamed rural DeForest area man is shown eating an ear of corn at the Sun Prairie Corn Festival.

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Who's New Club

Date: 1947-01-24 

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...

Date: 1945-04-27 

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...

Date: 1950 

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...

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Woman using Loom

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

Date: 1956-08-14 

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...

Date: 1949-02-06 

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...

Date: 1945-04-26 

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".

Date: 1926 

Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Virginia Hall displays her angel food cake. Part of photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Contest.

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

Date: 1952-12-16 

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.

Date: 1956 

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

Date: 1949-10-12 

Description: Randall Elementary School kindergartners are shown making applesauce under the supervision of their teachers Marguerite Drew and Lois Griskavich. Left to r...

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden Besemer sits in a wooden chair to candle eggs at Holden Poultry Farm.

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Workers Raking Hay

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...

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Campfire Cooking

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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