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Date: 1933 

Description: Mansion of Abram and Agnes Gaar, built in 1876. Gaar was one of the founders of the Gaar-Scott Company, manufacturers of steam engines and threshing machin...

Photograph

Osage Infant

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an Osage infant, wrapped up in an infant carrier that is resting on a chair.

Date: 1957-03-11 

Description: Winnie Delamater and her daughter Sandra, age 6, use carpet sweepers to clean in their home. Winnie and her husband Roland were both seriously physically h...

Photograph

Egyptian Leaders

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Vice President Hosni Mubarak seated at the far right with a delegation of congressional leaders. Congressman David R. Ob...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman tunes an early crystal radio set.

Date: 1924 

Description: A woman and her dog standing at the doorway of a concrete block milk house.

Photograph

Winter Walk

Date: 1898 

Description: Alice and Eleanor Brown with their nurse in front of 121 East Gilman Street. The three houses in the photo are 125 East Gilman, 133 East Gilman and 139 Ea...

Date: 1926-07-23 ca.

Description: Fake boiler showing glass jars for canning. Original caption reads: "Draw line to show water line when canning with hot water." This photograph was taken a...

Date: 1949-09-13 

Description: Elderly woman making pancakes on griddle at wood burning stove.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house dining room featuring a table set with shining metal tableware, decorative plates on the wall, and open cabinets e...

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: 1949-10-04 

Description: Nell V. Nichols,left, field editor for "Woman's Home Companion" magazine, and Mrs. Andrew (Bess) Hopkins, Shorewood, sit side by side on a couch. Mrs. Nich...

Print

The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Photograph

Baby in Buggy

Date:  

Description: Baby in buggy on the west side of South First Street. Image shows the intersection of First and Main Streets. Storefronts identified, from left to right,...

Date: 1873 after

Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...

Photograph

Cook Out

Date: 1963-09-07 

Description: Husband and wife prepare meal on top of a campfire grill.

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Chester L. "Grandpa" Gill cooks for his family at a backyard cookout two months after surgery that required several blood transfusions. Several members of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Behind a barbed wire fence a man is splitting log rounds into barrel staves. The staves are stacked neatly to dry.

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