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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mr. Peterson sits in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson stands at the stove with their young son nearby.

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Table Setting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Table prepared by Wisconsin Farmers' Institute instructor, Edith Clift. There are four place settings, a beef tongue (?), gravy boat, side dishes, and a ce...

Date: 1951-12-10 

Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...

Date: 1918 

Description: Jane the waif (played by Dorothy Gish) offers Baby Sheldon (Ernest Marion) a pancake in a scene still for the silent film "Battling Jane." Behind them is a...

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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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Table Settings

Date: 1954-08 

Description: Table decorations created by Matha hart in a formal summer style.

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Campsite with Fire

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Man tending to a campfire while a woman prepares a meal on a picnic table by a tent. A car is parked next to the campsite and a dog is sniffing at a tent s...

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Esther A. Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house dining room featuring a table set with shining metal tableware, decorative plates on the wall, and open cabinets e...

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Woman with Cook-Box

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman in a long dress standing in kitchen with cook-box, a device to facilitate consistent results in cooking. There is a sideboard on the right.

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Mess Hall and Tents

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers standing around portable stoves at the mess hall for American troops. Also shows the bench seated tables and tents used by soldiers.

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Woman Canning

Date: 1926 

Description: A woman wearing an apron removes a wire rack filled with glass canning jars from a boiler on a Coleman Pressure Range on International Harvester's Hinsdale...

Date: 1914 

Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...

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Baking Contest

Date: 1963-08-15 

Description: Two women examine a prizing winning chiffon cake.

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Woman Baking

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a uniform and cloth hat sifts flour into a bowl in a kitchen. Her dress has buttoned-on cuffs. The table in front of her is lined with baki...

Date: 1949-10-12 

Description: Randall Elementary School kindergartners are shown making applesauce under the supervision of their teacher Marguerite Drew. Stirring the pot is Patty Hurl...

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Woman Frying Bacon

Date: 1939 

Description: Mrs. Baltes frying bacon for the children at Kiddie Camp.

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Description: A group of women working on hard boiled eggs in the Highlander kitchen. Betty Shipherd on right, Antioch student on left.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Loretta Falci (Lorenzina Fiocco Falci), an Italian woman, preparing sarsa, tomato paste, on boards on the porch of her home, 622 Milton Street. Milton Stre...

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...

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