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Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Chippewa woman standing outdoors stirring one of three pots suspended over an open fire.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of the kitchen hearth.
Description: Mrs. George M. (Mary) Extrom of 2121 Fox Avenue served as chairman of the Zor Shriners' sewing project that raises funds for the Shriners' nursing hopsital...
Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.
Description: John Karch stirs a hot pot of candy syrup on a stove while trays of finished candy cool on the table.
Description: A woman using a metal pail to feed a mixed flock of chickens in front of several wooden farm buildings, and what appears to be a garden plot.
Description: An interior view of the dining room. This house was restored and furnished by the Colonial Dames in Wisconsin between 1929-1932 acting under the name of th...
Description: Elevated view of five seated members of the Madison branch of Letter Carriers (#508) being served a pot luck supper in their honor by seven women at the GA...
Description: Portrait of Mrs. John L. (Mary) Gillin, 2211 Chamberlain Avenue, seated in a chair knitting for the State Journal Empty Stocking Club.
Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Blankenburg listen to the radio while working in their plot.
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...
Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...
Description: A woman sits on a stool in a kitchen peeling fruits or vegetables, while another woman lifts the lid off a pot on the stove.
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: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...
Description: Nine year old Kevin Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Hall of 4321 Hegg Avenue, creates a splatter painting as a summer project in answer to the question:...
Date: 1961-05 ca.
Description: Close-up of a meal for Colonel Bouchon's Lao infantrymen in the Luang Prabang vicinity, Laos. A man's arm is visible placing a tomato on one of a number of...
Description: A child sitting on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils are sitting on the table, illustrating th...
Description: Annette Wellers, Whitewater, hurrying off to class while Mildred Benson, Stoughton, arrives with groceries at the front door of the University of Wisconsin...
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