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Description: Display containing china and silver owned by Barbara Fritchie (1766-1862), a heroine who defied General Stonewall Jackson and the invading troops. Copyrigh...
Description: View down the aisle between two counters at a confectionery and ice cream parlor. Tables and chairs are arranged between decorative trees and plants in th...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Katherine (Kate) Quinney, Richard Quinney's great aunt, crocheting while seated on the running board of a Ford Model T in the yard of her family's farm.
Description: A woman stands on the left in a dress, apron, and heels holding packaged food. On the right is a man standing on the other side of an open International Ha...
Description: East High School clothing and homemaking teacher Helen Mathias (second from right), helping three of her students to make wool jumpers for the Junior Red C...
Description: A group of men, women, and children sit at a long table in a grove of trees enjoying a picnic.
Description: Louise Zieske in her kitchen demonstrating how to make her cheese-rice casserole, which was selected as best of 517 entries in the "Wisconsin State Journal...
Description: Farm and Home Week visitors Mrs. and Mrs. Anthony Riek (Plain) are challenged to accessorize a basic black dress.
Description: Carson Gulley in chef's hat leans out the driver's side of his catering truck. The promotional card indicates that the chef specialized in large and small...
Description: Mrs. George M. (Mary) Extrom of 2121 Fox Avenue served as chairman of the Zor Shriners' sewing project that raises funds for the Shriners' nursing hopsital...
Description: Students from the Eagle Corners School, District No. 3, Township of Eagle, roast marshmallows over a fire at Barett's Hill (spelled Barrett's on the revers...
Description: A young girl is preparing lunch in a pot on a small stove.
Description: Freshly pressed clothing hangs on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.
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: Miss Loreen Jacobson, home economics director of the Wisconsin Power and Light Company, performs a test of a casserole entered in the annual Wisconsin Stat...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of two men loading a horse-drawn manure spreader (possibly a Kemp) in a field.
Description: Farmers Union ladies quilting. A sign in the background reads, "Mt. Pelia". In Weakley County.
Description: A woman moves a box full of firewood from the corner of the kitchen on the E.A. Bancroft farm. A stove stands to the right.
Description: Drawing of a slice of pie and a cup of coffee.
Description: Photomontage of a group of people cooking over an open fire at a campsite. One man is blowing the fire underneath a kettle, while two other men look on. A...
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