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Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.


Description: W.A. Collins residence, 77 Prospect Avenue. Lightning rods on house.

Date: 1946 

Description: Portrait of Holocaust survivor Fred Platner (left) seated at a table with his cousin, Heini Petzenbaum (center), and his brother, Isidor (right); Hannover,...

Date: 1948-01-10 

Description: Helen Johnson, tailoring instructor, and Mrs. Edwin (Gertrude) Johnson, student, at Madison Vocational and Adult Education School, 211-213 North Carroll St...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several kitchen implements, including some skillets, sauce pans, a coffee grinder, and a colander.


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: Doctor Lawrence V. Littig cooks a steak on a grill while his wife Sally and seven-year-old son Norman look on.

Date: 1960-09-17 

Description: Eleanor Nerdrum (left), is hostess for a tea, the first invitational social event sponsored by the Women's Architectural League of Madison. She is shown wi...


Canning Equipment

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.


Plants in Window


Description: Potted plants in a bay window.

Date: 2009-05-01 

Description: "Assembled around the table are:(standing left to right) J.P. Widmer, Buddy Ruecker, and our waitress Erica. (Seated left to right) Brenda Wilz, Quinn (fri...


Quirk Residence

Date:  ca.

Description: Front view of the Quirk residence, home of Leslie W. Quirk at 2112 Adams Street. This photo is from a former collection of Frederick L. Holmes.

Date: 1949-06-21 

Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mrs. Rex L. Liebenberg is picking peas with her children, Lelia (14) and Don (17).

Date: 1948-02-10 

Description: Two employees of the utility division of the Highway Trailer Company at a company banquet at Harold Halverson's Superclub. Visible in the background of the...

Date: 1948-01-19 

Description: Shown at the American Association of University Women (AAUW) tea from the left are: Mrs. Merritt Y. (Grace) Hughes; Mrs. William A. Werrell; Miss Tasanee I...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

Date: 1991 

Description: Mary Robinson, President of Ireland, escorting Speaker of the House of Representative Thomas Foley, who was heading a house leadership trip to Ireland. To...

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Master bedroom at the Governor Nelson Dewey house on his estate called Stonefield. On left side are Cassville President R.J. Eckstein and George W, Foehrin...

Date: 1969-04-11 

Description: Mrs. Lloyd Knox demonstrating the technique of making spoon bread.


H. Sveren Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: H. Sveren farm with the family standing in the foreground and a dog, farm buildings and fences in the background.


Kitchen Work

Date: 1931-10-07 

Description: UW co-ed, Maybelle Goodyear of Sauk City, earns money to pay for school by preparing a meal in the kitchen of Dr. and Mrs. C.R. Mooney, at 306 Virginia Ter...

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