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Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.


Description: Ho-Chunk woman tanning buckskin. Typical dwellings (chipotekes) in the background.


Description: Two men and three women sitting down to a meal, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hull on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hull on the right, father and son.

Date: 1936-05-31 

Description: Group portrait of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority members standing around banquet tables at senior breakfast, 22 Langdon Street.

Date: 1923-07-22 

Description: Chickens gather around a woman near a poultry house (or chicken coop) as she feeds the flock from a metal pail. A man is walking down a path in the backgro...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...


Van Schaick Family


Description: Charles J. Van Schaick and his family at the dinner table. He had three sons; Shirley, born 1885, Roy, born 1887, and Harold, born 1889. Both husband and w...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A woman stands with two children in a poultry yard, feeding chicks and a hen from a coffee can. Several farm buildings are in the background.

Date: 1947-01 

Description: Cover of International Harvester World magazine showing a woman standing next to an International Harvester freezer. International Harvester also ma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a dining room table with place settings and a birthday cake.


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated Navajo woman weaves a blanket near two young children.

Date: 1955-03-15 

Description: He is Wilbur La Bounty, paralyzed homecrafter, makes bird houses. He is seated before a work table with a jig saw and his completed 12 log cabin-style bird...


Home Canning

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...

Date: 1900 

Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Luther College dining hall interior. A large group of male students are seated in the hall which has arched windows and walls.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The dining room for the headquarters detachment of the 310th U.S. Army Engineer Corps while it was deployed to Archangel (Arkhangelsk), Russia. A portrait...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

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