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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...

Photograph

Dining Room

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman poses as if pouring water into a glass. There is a tablecloth, tea set and glass bowl on the table. A large, fancy parlor stove is featured in the...

Date: 1926-05 

Description: A woman wearing a beaded dress and necklace sits at a table to eat canned corn and peaches.

Photograph

Buttered Corn

Date: 1959-09-30 

Description: A boy eats buttered corn at a Golden Spike Day party.

Date: 1946-05-18 

Description: Interior view of the Epicure Shop in Baron Brothers department store, 14 West Mifflin Street, showing display counters and shelves. The Epicure Shop sold h...

Photograph

John's — Interior

Date: 2007-10-19 

Description: "Elizabeth was our waitress at John's in Beaver Dam."

Photograph

Caroline Rest

Date:  

Description: View of fireplace with tools, decorative stands, an ash can and flanking benches. Above the fireplace an engraved dedication reads: "Caroline Rest: Founde...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster encouraging children to conserve wheat for soldiers and not to waste food. There is an image of a youn...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Curt Moore selling "one minute" washing machines to a farmer's wife. The washing machines are loaded in the back of an International "Red Baby" truck. The...

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Man sitting on a box, leaning back against a wall, with his legs crossed. He is dressed in bib overalls and is smoking a pipe. He may be sitting in a kitch...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1932-02-13 

Description: Dane county 4-H Club girl, Agatha Dermosky, of Sun Prairie, rolls pie dough in the Madison Gas and Electric Co. demonstration kitchen during competition in...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Early 1930s laundry group that helped staff members. Dorothy Carlson at right.

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Date: 1933-05-12 

Description: Mrs. Wilson Mutchler of Stoners' Prairie farm at 2533 Mutchler Road, south of Madison, cooks soup on a wood stove.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Fairlawn home's colonial kitchen and fireplace. The view features a cooking fireplace with a built in oven, a spinning wheel, irons, fireplace tools,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the ballroom of the operating Jewish Agency Board of the United Service Organization Club, a nonprofit organization that provides morale and recr...

Photograph

Woman in Kitchen

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands near a wheeled butler's tray in a kitchen. A sink, table, and chair stand against the wall and various cooking utensils and...

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