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Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Page from manuscript keepsake scrapbook containing an image of a kitchen stove and of a toilet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two kitchen workers at Mary's Sanitorium stand in a kitchen room with shelves of trays and a warming tray along the walls.

Photograph

Breakfast Nook

Date: 1931 

Description: Two benches, and a table covered with a cloth and set with a vase of flowers and a creamer dish, stand beneath curtained windows in a farmhouse breakfast n...

Photograph

Woman Drying Dishes

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands near a wheeled butler's tray while drying dishes in a kitchen. A sink, table, chair and utensils are behind her.

Date: 1947-10-08 

Description: Shown icing cakes in the kitchens of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union are Mrs. Wilma Laufenberger, left, and Mrs. Ursula Baltes.

Date: 1934-12-31 

Description: Interior of hermit George Smith's squalid shack, 2 miles Southwest of Cottage Grove.

Photograph

Stovetop

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pots, kitchen utensils, and two irons sit on the stove of a wood-burning oven. A framed painting and a dustpan hang on the wall in the background.

Historical Essay

1950s Pink Kitchen

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pink kitchen with General Electric appliances and custom built cabinets from a Waukesha, Wisconsin ranch home, c. 1958. (Museum object #2006.82)

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Mrs. Margaret Mentzner, a fulltime employee of the Family Service Agency, is shown caring and cooking for two small children whose mother is sick and absen...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 5, "Home Canning." The poster features a woman in a checkered apron pouring something from a cooking pan into a jar....

Date: 1952 

Description: Interior perspective and exterior perspective of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the projec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the old kitchen at the Telfair Academy. Room features a fireplace with cooking and other kitchen tools, a mantle with tableware and other small dec...

Photograph

Plastic Housing

Date: 1945-02-20 

Description: Interior of a modular home developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company. The project was developed in anticipation of the need for...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Woman and young girl working in a kitchen canning beans. The girl is standing at the sink running a faucet while the woman is seated at a table using a bea...

Photograph

Kitchen Interior

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a kitchen showing sink, stove, counter, and shelves. Apparently to demonstrate effective kitchen organization.

Date: 1979 

Description: Two Rennebohm Drug Store, Inc., employees make sandwiches. A large commercial refrigerator is visible in the back of the kitchen area where they are workin...

Date: 1942 

Description: A soldier at a base in Panama uses a cleaver to open a can of rhubarb sitting on a counter near a large pot. He is wearing a cap, a sleeveless shirt, and p...

Photograph

Canning Peaches

Date: 1926-07-23 ca.

Description: Woman at the Harvester Farm in the process of canning peaches. She is placing the peaches in a cold dip after scalding.

Date: 1947-10-08 

Description: Man standing at an oven at the Memorial Union kitchen, University of Wisconsin-Madison. A person can be seen standing on the right with a camera or light.

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