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Group Picnic

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children stand outdoors in front of Shiloh Church for an outdoor meal. They are eating food laid out on a long table made out of...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an couple from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923-10-04 

Description: A woman wearing a dress uses an axe to split a log into firewood. A hand-operated washing machine stands in the yard of a farmhouse in the background.

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Ella M. Pickford

Date: 1945-04-24 

Description: Portrait of Ella M. Pickford (Mrs. Henry W. Pickford), 201 South Mills Street. Mrs. Pickford, who is 88 years old, does her own housework and despite poor...

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1999-01-22 

Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45¢. Our waiter is Brock Cot...

Date: 1950-10-12 

Description: Looking over the program for the 33rd annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association, held in Washington D.C., are these Madison dietitians and teache...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Corunna in "native" Corunnan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Na...

Date: 1958-12-10 

Description: Mrs. O.H. (Lauraine) Jensen of 2317 East Mifflin Street, chairman of the Women's Club of Madison's orthopedic work, and Mrs. Gertrude Kepke, 2354 Commonwea...

Date: 1956 

Description: Group of Ladies' Sewing Club women posing under a tapestry at Neighborhood House.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman uses a dilver (fruit press) to juice fruit into a metal bowl on a tabletop.

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Woman Sweeping

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman (possibly a member of the Weller family) sweeps a board sidewalk with a broom. On the left is the Weller home, and next to it is the Carl Lund hous...

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: Harold Lautz, sergeant-at-arms for the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner" held in the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Mr. L...

Date: 2010-04-30 

Description: "At The Marsh Inn, we had as our guests, Andy Kraushaar, Visual Materials Curator at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and his wife [Deena Brazy]. Our wait...

Date: 1899 

Description: Sarah Krueger Bhend feeds kittens in front of a farm building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The lib...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Table at a Farmers' Institute event with display of numbered kitchen tools and machinery.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

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