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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman preparing splints for basket making. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the fi...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family of eight around a small table set for coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing frame house with two small windows above the porch roof.

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: Group portrait of Zion Evangelical Lutheran church members posed at banquet table at 247 Division street. Seated left to right are Francis Goold, congrega...


Description: Interior view of the drawing room at the Van Cortlandt house which features bay windows with built in benches, ornately carved furniture, an harpsichord an...


Canning Peaches

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: A woman preparing peaches for canning. She appears to be shaking her finger at a young boy as he reaches for a peach. This scene occurred on the Harvester...

Date: 1948-05-16 

Description: Alpha Phi sorority, 28 Langdon Street, was the site of a garden party for all sorority women on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Left to right:...

Date: 1956-07 

Description: Dogs in a car being fed ice cream cones by a man standing on the sidewalk and a woman sitting inside the car. The car is a Rambler Custom. Across the stree...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family of twelve sitting in chairs under a tree in their yard. A child sits in a high chair. The frame house has a Hekla Insurance sign above its door;...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Thousands of potatoes dumped from a freight train along a rail embankment. There is a cow in the background foraging. Original caption reads, "Many thousan...

Date: 1944-11-07 

Description: Joyce Elmer is basting a chicken in an iron reflector oven and Gene Lyte is using a butter churn. Both women are University of Wisconsin home economics maj...


Description: Woman wearing a hairnet and an apron fills a pasty in her kitchen. A man wearing coveralls is seated at the table watching.

Date: 1950-06-23 

Description: Front view of the buffet table at the Governor's residence set up to welcome a group of nationally-known travel editors to Wisconsin. Shown is a close-up o...


Nativity Creche

Date: 1955-11-21 

Description: Nativity creche (belonging to Mrs. Fred Chamberlin, 3475 West Belt Line?).

Date: 1915-02-12 

Description: Room filled with women, some with children, attending a Farmers' Institute Cooking School class at Spring Valley, Wisconsin. There is a table with ingredie...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Men in a field threshing with a stationary thresher powered by a Titan 18-35.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden Besemer sits in a wooden chair to candle eggs at Holden Poultry Farm.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...


Man with Hay Tedder

Date: 1935-07-05 

Description: Farmer in a field with a horse-drawn McCormick-Deering hay tedder.

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