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Campfire Cooking

Date: 1910 after

Description: Franklin E. Bump, brother-in-law of Dr. Smith, and one of his children cooking on a fire pit in front of their campsite. The campsite is situated in the wo...

Date: 1905 

Description: Bertha L. Retelsdorf, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a cook . Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based...

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Fancy Wedding Cake

Date: 1955-06-26 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Braatz top off the 26-layer wedding cake that Mrs. Braatz made for their daughter's wedding.

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Kitchen Goods

Date: 1943 

Description: An assortment of kitchen pots, pans, and utensils spread out on a checkered tablecloth.

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Canning

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman removes a jar of cut string beans from a pot and places it on a dishcloth next to two other filled jars.

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Fisherman by River

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Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.

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Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of interior of Harlow House. Built in 1677, the building was originally the residence of William Harlow and it still stands and remains open for tours...

Date: 1932-02-13 

Description: Dane county 4-H Club girl, Agatha Dermosky, of Sun Prairie, rolls pie dough in the Madison Gas and Electric Co. demonstration kitchen during competition in...

Date: 1959-07-27 

Description: Portrait of three judges for the Wisconsin State Journal's annual Cook Book Recipe Contest. Left to right are Mrs. Alice Ferguson, home service director of...

Date: 1943 

Description: Elevated view of a woman cutting string beans at a kitchen counter. A pot on a stovetop and a sink are in the background.

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Farmer's Birthday

Date: 1983-07-07 

Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six young girls in a home economics class stand around a table, measuring and pouring ingredients into a bowl. A girl to the far right holds a finished bak...

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: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Hotel Noble menu, with spot illustrations: a chicken on a platter; a man reclines with his hat over his face, a snoozing chicken on his che...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Display in an unknown storefront urging food conservation. The display features small figures made out of vegetables.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Professor Kenneth Weckel of the University of Wisconsin demonstrates his new method of preserving and canning cranberries whole without smashing them. The...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

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Painting of a Cook

Date:  date unknown

Description: Amateur painting by Eleanor R. Craighill. Representing a woman in an apron and hat polishing(?) a pot in front of the kitchen fireplace in the Governor's P...

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