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Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic mock-up for an Alfred Stanley Johnson photomontage postcard entitled "Melon Party." Four girls wearing bows and dresses are holding an object...

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin checking on House floor activity on television. A table set with place settings appears behind him.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exhibit poster with illustration showing a mother holding her baby with the text "breast fed baby has 15 changes to live compared with the bottle fed baby'...

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: Child sitting in a high chair drinking tomato juice made on the Harvester Farm. The child is wearing a bib with a rabbit stitched on the front. The image i...

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Baking Contest

Date: 1926 

Description: Entries in the Lewis Baking Contest. Seven tables full of plates of desserts are displayed in a large room.

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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: 1910 

Description: Jennie Krueger standing on stones next to a spinning wheel and yarn winder placed outside a barn. She wears her great-grandmother's traditional Pomeranian...

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Living Room

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The living room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese, with a fire in the fireplace. There is a spinning wheel near the hearth and bookcase...

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Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...

Date: 1960-06-10 

Description: Two sorority members from Minneapolis, Diane Braasch and Shelby Thundstrom, admire the elaborately set table for the Beta Sigma Phi convention reception.

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Brand New Oven

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Woman displays a brand new oven/stove.

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Canning Chicken

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden uses a pair of tongs to remove a can of chicken from a metal container on Holden Poultry Farm.

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The Old Stone Barn

Date: 1963-09-30 

Description: The "old stone barn" built by the Reeds as early settlers, now used by a member of the city police department as a family residence.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group portrait taken outdoors in front of what appears to be a cabin with laundry hanging to dry on a clothesline. J. Robert Taylor's three young childr...

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,...

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Food Storage

Date: 1931 

Description: Jars of food are stored in an opened cabinet within a farmhouse kitchen.

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Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916 

Description: Group having a picnic on Bear Island of the Apostle Islands. Group includes Cora A. Hull, Mrs. Chute, John Webb, Bob Webb, Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Austin, and Mr....

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...

Date: 1955-03-21 

Description: Pat Farrell, with a broken right leg, polishes silver while confined to the house she shares with three other young women at 2253 Rugby Row.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women and an infant pose in front of a log home located near Wittenberg. It seemed strange to many Ho-Chunk to live in a house that was...

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