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Description: Lucius Fairchild in his dining room with guests, one of which is GAR Commander-in-chief, General Bryant. Fairchild, a Republican, was the 10th governor of...
Description: Hopi women cooking.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of campers sits on the porch of a cabin while making baskets at Camp Sherwood. Several others sit on a dock or wooden walkway leading from the cabi...
Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...
Description: Waitresses Carlene, Laura, and Corey, pose for a photograph at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. To the left, Steve Kimbrough, seated with h...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Woman ironing cloth with old-fashioned heated iron. Behind her is a sink.
Description: View of a woman kneeling and grinding corn by hand with the traditional mortar and pestle, the mano and metate. In the background a child is partially vis...
Description: Elderly woman using a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.
Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...
Description: Four women sewing a 'sleeping garment' at the Blessed Martin House, 746 West Washington Avenue, an interracial and interfaith center sponsored by Madison C...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.
Date: 1948-05-14 before
Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns sitti...
Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.
Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.
Description: Two men and three women sitting down to a meal, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hull on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hull on the right, father and son.
Description: "Teresa was our waitress at Jo Jo's in Jackson."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
Date: 1999-08-31 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson folding a kringle. This image appeared in The Chippewa Herald on August 31, 1999. The caption read: "Darleen Tenne...
Description: Advertising catalog for International Harvester cultivators. Features an illustration of a woman feeding birds.
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