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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.
Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.
Date: date unknown
Description: Table at a Farmers' Institute event with display of numbered kitchen tools and machinery.
Description: Kiddie Camp children around campfire, watching frankfurters roast in a pot over the fire, tended by Oswald B. Neesvig, president of Madison Packing Co. Mos...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...
Description: Aproned girl serves gelatin salad.
Description: Students in cooking class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: A group of men pose with pots and pans outside of a tent, probably at the present day site of Perry Creek Park.
Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long wooden tables and an open window at the far end of the room where waiters would pass along foo...
Description: Misses Armstrong, Stout, and Norton, and Mister Adams posed on steps before the door of a building hosting a Farmers' Institute Cooking School.
Description: Woman working in kitchen straining jelly bags over pot in preparation for canning. The photograph was taken at an "IHC Farm," probably in Hinsdale, Illinoi...
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...
Description: Virginia Hall displays her angel food cake. Part of photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Contest.
Description: A woman wearing an apron pours oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Intern...
Date: 1958-01-16 before
Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...
Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.
Description: A group of women working on hard boiled eggs in the Highlander kitchen. Betty Shipherd on right, Antioch student on left.
Description: Louise Zieske in her kitchen demonstrating how to make her cheese-rice casserole, which was selected as best of 517 entries in the "Wisconsin State Journal...
Description: St. Dominic's Catholic Parish members tend the grills at their annual festival.
Description: Portrait of June McLean, creator of a table setting with a Hawaiian theme. She lived in Hawaii for many years.
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