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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Herman Amberg Preus family and visitors, all in hats, are playing croquet in their yard. One child is on a rocking horse and another is by a baby carri...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

Date: 1957-02-15 

Description: Anne Pidcoe, teacher, enters an apartment building with an armload of groceries in preparation for a dinner party.

Date: 1999-10-01 

Description: "At the Knights of Columbus in West Bend, Cy Wietor, who supervises a group of waiters, stops to chat with us at our table." From left to right; Shirley Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a room filled with portraits and relics from the Civil War. A piano is placed below a window across the room, and the walls are lined with framed...

Date: 2001-11-02 

Description: "Our waitresses at The Hillcrest Inn, are Faye (seated) and Beth (standing).

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of two Pueblo Native American women and a young girl seated and busy with various craft work, including working on a loom.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Coon Valley from a hilltop. Trees are on either side of the frame. In the city, there is a cemetery, church, and field of crops.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.


Karok Baskets

Date: 1923 

Description: The original caption reads: "The basketry of the Karok does not differ from that of the Hupa and the Yurok. The process is always twining, and the usual ma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the five-story Home Economics Building at the Stout Institute (now University of Wisconsin-Stout). Automobiles park alongside the streets...

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman in a dress, apron, heels, and earrings leans over an open International Harvester freezer, smiling at a girl. The girl, in a dress, braided pigtail...


Pressure Kettle

Date: 1919-11 

Description: A woman wearing a full-length apron using a pressure kettle on a stove top, probably for home canning.

Date: 1954-11-10 

Description: Stewardess Ruth Otto cleans an apartment at 3160 East Washington Avenue which she shares with two other stewardesses. The photograph was taken to accompany...

Date: 1955-03-21 

Description: Joan Williams and Dolores Roegner repair a furnace with a hammer and pliers in the house they share with two other young women at 2253 Rugby Row.

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1915 

Description: Winter scene of the 500 block of State Street, north side, Madison, Wisconsin, with corner residence.


Bake Oven

Date: 1925-08-24 

Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."


Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.


Roadside Picnic

Date: 1917 

Description: Roadside picnic on the way to Waupaca. Mary E. Smith is seated with a friend on a white blanket with thermoses and a picnic basket. In the background the a...

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