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Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.
Description: Margaret Monier uses a pressure cooker while canning in the home of Miss Marilla Zearing. Cans of produce are cooling on wire racks on the counter and in t...
Description: Mary Robinson, President of Ireland, escorting Speaker of the House of Representative Thomas Foley, who was heading a house leadership trip to Ireland. To...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Group of young women, probably students, assembling wooden nail boxes and benches in a classroom.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women and a Ho-Chunk infant. The woman sitting on the left is wearing regalia, and the...
Description: Jessie Thwaites seated outdoors near a tent wiping dishes.
Description: Two women pose for an outdoor photograph at the Jonas' campsite at Merrill Springs. One woman sits on a stool with her needlework while another kneels behi...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...
Description: Two women examine a prizing winning chiffon cake.
Description: Woman wearing an apron and identified as Anne Jilk poses with a can of beans to demonstrate the testing of canned food.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...
Description: Speaker's table at the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner"
held at the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Seated left to righ...
Date: 1915-02 ca.
Description: Young African American woman sweeping front steps of a residence. Original caption reads, "the 'sedge brush' broom is used a great deal for light sweeping...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children, including Nettie Fowler McCormick sitting at a table outdoors. A dog stands in the foreground, and tea cups and conta...
Description: Marguerite Willenberg of 1027 East Johnson Street, a tuberculosis patient at Morningside Sanatorium, sits in a wicker rocking chair while knitting.
Description: 1913 Sears Roebuck catalog page of woman with "Wizard" washing machine.
Description: "Wisconsin State Journal" recipe contest winner Lea Gunderson holds a platter of her pineapple covered upside-down ham loaf.
Description: Woman steaming spinach in a hot-water bath on a Coleman Pressure Range at the Harvester Farm. The photo is part of a series illustrating canning methods.
Description: East High School clothing and homemaking teacher Helen Mathias (second from right), helping three of her students to make wool jumpers for the Junior Red C...
Description: Printed color handbill that advertised the special events of the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a woman bearing a platter of produce.
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