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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A woman and man grinding a variety of grain in a large stone mortar. The woman is wearing a blouse and skirt, the man is wearing white pants and is barefoo...
Description: Valera Widener and her children: Norma (on her lap), Franklin (left), and Lyall (right), in Baron Brothers Department Store drinking milk provided by the E...
Description: "Eve, is our waitress at Jeff's on Rugby in Oshkosh." Note the book at the head of the table. It is volume C of the fish fry collection.
Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Robert Neal baking Cornish pasty at Pendarvis.
Description: Child sitting in a high chair drinking tomato juice from a mug. The child is wearing a bib with a rabbit stitched on the front.
Description: "Nicole was our waitress at Westridge Golf Club, when we helped Carly Hren Celebrate her high school graduation." Carly and Parker Hren first appeared in t...
Description: Margaret Klipstein bakes many cookies for her family. Part of the photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Recipe Contest.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mrs. Turner conducts an outdoor canning demonstration for a group of children, men, and women.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of four women and five children posing outside of a thatch-roofed home. Work tables and a barrel tub are gathered in front of the building and one wom...
Description: Richard Quinney looks out the window of the farmhouse on his first birthday. Next to him on the windowsill sits a cake with one candle.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...
Description: "Wisconsin State Journal" recipe contest winner Lea Gunderson holds a platter of her pineapple covered upside-down ham loaf.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison annual student work day at Picnic Point. Shown are four students at lunch break. Left to right: Dominic Cefalu, John E. Ha...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.
Description: Three women stand at a table while making Cornish pasties in the kitchen of a small restaurant.
Description: View down middle of the dining room at Berry's Coldwater Canyon Resort. Female servers stand along the walls near the tables.
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