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...


Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1963-08-18 

Description: Old houses in a residential neighborhood with women and children at play.

Resource Description

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Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Professor Rasmus B. Anderson, noted authority on Scandinavian affairs, with Karema Anderson and his son Rolf, with dog “Ned”, in their home.


Young Housewife

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Young housewife wearing apron, leaning forward and looking down. Photograph for the extension project of the International Harvester Co. of Chicago.


Modern Kitchen

Date: 1959-10-14 

Description: Lois Dick, 106 Richland Lane, shows the kitchen which she and her husband Robert planned to suit their family needs and to accommodate their favorite style...


Victim of Recession

Date: 1958-03-02 

Description: Unidentified young woman in home with small children. Annotated on back: “Victim of recession, Mar. 2, 1958.”

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)

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