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Date: 1930 before
Description: Interior view of the laundry room at the Winnebago County Asylum. Pictured are the staff, including a young boy. Some of the women are ironing articles of...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Two men loading silage into ensilage cutter and blower to fill silo.
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes...
Description: Interior view of a Dutch style bedroom at the Van Cortlandt House which features an enclosed paneled bed compartment, carved furniture, a model sailboat an...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A family is posed in the yard of a farmhouse. A child sits in a baby buggy. Farm buildings, farm implements, wagons and people are in the background.
Description: African-American man and woman on the front porch of a rural home. The unidentified woman is retrieving water from a well, and the man, J.R. Dean, is sitti...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of kitchen in Hyland House. Built in 1660, the house is still standing. Room features a fireplace with rifle hanging above, iron fireplace tools, a Sh...
Description: A group of children and adults sits around an outdoor table set with dishes just outside of a house covered in ivy. Syl is in the foreground grinning at th...
Description: "Kristin was our waitress at Jerry's Old Town Inn." From left to right: Kristin, Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Carl Bernhard.
Description: Ellen Proxmire and an unidentified woman shown in a kitchen cooking.
Description: A five year old boy is sitting on the hood of a truck eating an ice cream cone. The boy is Joel Keith Strickland, and he is wearing denim bib overalls and...
Description: Elevated view of backyard areas, including some dilapidated houses and outbuildings. There are wood fences surrounding some of the yards, and laundry hangs...
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics graduate student Louise Page, Payson, Utah, using a meat tenderness machine to test a sample of meat.
Description: The Kern family, Edna, Nancy, Ernest, and Maribeth, at the supper table.
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.
Description: "Sarah, our waitress joins our group, as well as Parker, Carly & Kay Hren."
Description: A woman uses a spinning wheel outdoors while a barefoot girl stands on a porch behind her. Published by Jos. Milner & Son.
Description: Poster showing a man eating a balanced meal and getting plenty of sleep in order to help win the war. The poster was printed for the Labor-Management Produ...
Description: Shelves lined with cans, bottles, jars, etc., showing adulterated foods (e.g. maple syrup that contains no maple sap) at a Farmers' Institute Event.
Description: An employee of the Chase Bag company, who was also a member of the Amagalamted Meatcutters and Butcherworkers of North America, stitches at a sewing machin...
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