Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Description: Timber wolf cubs eating from a dish at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
Description: Smokey Bear cub drinking from a bottle offered by a New Mexico Game Warden, possibly his handler, Homer C. Pickens.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Robert Neal baking Cornish pasty at Pendarvis.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...
Description: An Army cook dishes out Pfc. Howard A. Endres's last meal at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois, home on furlough after Victory in Europe Day. After his furlou...
Description: Three sisters gather at one of their homes to carry on a 30 year Christmas time tradition of making a year's supply of lefsa. Mrs. Roy J. Nelson, 145 Marqu...
Description: Robert Neal serving Cornish pasty at Pendarvis.
Description: Mrs. L.A. Hawkins skims cream from a bowl in a basement using an "old-fashioned" tin skimmer. Shelves of canned goods are in the background.
Description: Closely timed cooking and quick serving are the secret of a successful fish boil. A heavy iron bar is inserted in the basket of potatoes and onions to remo...
Description: Gathering of men at a “Shport [sic] Outing”. The men are standing around a barbecue pit, preparing a feast of fish and corn.
Description: Hopi women cooking.
Description: The 1959 Dane County Junior Fair home economics building is the center for 1,000s of entries made by girls of Dane County in the clothing and food categori...
Description: A group of women working on hard boiled eggs in the Highlander kitchen. Betty Shipherd on right, Antioch student on left.
Description: Four members of an unidentified local in United Packinghouse Workers of America District 1 (Burette King, Sidney Coleman, Aljay Williams, and Joseph Kuzma)...
Description: War Food Administration Design No. 3, "Hungry Child." The poster features a smiling soldier feeding a spoonful of steaming peas and carrots to a destitute...
Description: Mrs. Roy J. Nelson, 145 Marquette Street, is shown using a "floyve" stick to turn the lefsa while it bakes. She and her two sisters gathered at one of thei...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A brother and sister use an Eau Claire steam pressure machine to run their canning business.
Date: date unknown
Description: Refugees stand behind supplies in a food warehouse at a displaced persons camp; Germany.
Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...
Description: "Unfortunately, Barduccio's were not serving fish fry at noon so we had omelet instead. Korin was our waitress."
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706