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Washing Windows

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: The Kern family, Edna, Nancy, Ernest, and Maribeth, at the supper table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman washes clothes in a tub on the back steps of a farmhouse. In the background, clothes hang on a clothesline.

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Luella Mortenson, women's director for bot...

Date: 1897 

Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: A young woman serving as the photographer's assistant is standing beside a woman sitting in a chair wearing a hat, and a Farm and Home Week name tag. She i...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman uses a towel to remove a can from a stove top pressure boiler. Additional cans sit on the counter beside her, and the boiler lid and other tools a...


Lutefisk Supper

Date: ????-12 date unknown

Description: Several women are served lutefisk at a lutefisk supper at the Dane County Home. There are plates of lefse and dinner rolls on the table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cooking class with 11 women standing around large tables with various cooking ephemera.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...

Date: 1944-10-16 

Description: Two women at a meeting of the Madison Home Economics Club with the theme "Good Nutrition, A Wartime Challenge". Nellie Kedzie Jones, guest of honor and pas...

Date: 2007-08-24 

Description: "Christine (left) was our waitress at Bilda's Friess Lake Pub, Hubertus." Pictured from left to right; Christine, Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ki...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior of the Sherwood Forest Hotel dining room. Men and women are seated at a table for a meal, and the uniformed waitstaff stand to the left.

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: Harold Lautz, sergeant-at-arms for the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner" held in the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Mr. L...

Date: 1958 

Description: 26th of July Movement rest by a tree in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro with is holding an espresso cup in the foreground and Ce...

Date: 1953-07-21 

Description: A couple in costume at the Blackhawk Country Club Gay 90's party. Ralph T. Peterson is serving his wife, Charlotte, a typical 90's meal.

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Group of people sitting together at a picnic table in a park. The table is laid out with food and paper plates and cups. Elna Krueger sits at the top of th...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A woman in a black dress and heels stands in a kitchen next to an International Harvester refrigerator stocked with food and beverages.

Date: 1944-11-07 

Description: Joyce Elmer is basting a chicken in an iron reflector oven and Gene Lyte is using a butter churn. Both women are University of Wisconsin home economics maj...

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