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Photograph

Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Young girl identified as Jewel Keller using a water pump outside a farm house to cool freshly canned corn.

Photograph

Mini Bar

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Mini bar with refrigerator and glassware.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a parlor. A chandelier hangs from the ceiling, and multiple photographs and portraits hang on the walls. Multiple chairs are the floor, i...

Date: 1999 ca.

Description: Indoor plants in the dining room window at the Quinney farm.

Date:  

Description: General, and later president, George Washington's bedroom. Features room with a dresser, chairs, fireplace, and a canopied bed with side table.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Capt...

Photograph

Sod House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of sod house in short grass country. Features rectangular building with a curved roof and windows.

Date: 1945-10-10 

Description: Erwin and Claire Tiffany home, 1001 Seminole Highway, Nakoma. It was built in 1925, and was owned by Christina and Ellis Dana in 1945.

Historical Essay

Home Childbirth Training Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Miniature Home Delivery Kit" used to instruct expectant mothers by the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, c. 1938. (Museum object #1995.6.1-51)

Date: 1953 

Description: Two young children relax in their pajamas while reading "A Child's Story of the Nativity."

Photograph

Bird Nest

Date: 1994 ca.

Description: Bird nest on the side of the Quinney house at 345 Rolfe Road.

Date: 1929 

Description: Two young women talking in a bedroom. One is packing or unpacking clothes into a travel bag. A copy of Herbert Quick's "Vandemark's Folly" is among the boo...

Photograph

Log Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Log cabin in Northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the piano in the parlor, with two floor plants, a chair, and a nightstand. Three pictures hang on the wall, and a statue of a person stands on the...

Date: 1862 

Description: "The Soldier's Home, the Vision", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1948-02-03 

Description: Elizabeth Davies (left), Baraboo, president of the Wisconsin Home Agents' association, talking to Mary Baldwin, wife of the Dean of the University of Wisco...

Photograph

Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

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