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Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Side view of German grandmother using spinning wheel to spin yarn.


Woman Baking

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a uniform and cloth hat sifts flour into a bowl in a kitchen. Her dress has buttoned-on cuffs. The table in front of her is lined with baki...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.


Cutting the Cake

Date: 1952-09 

Description: Ralph Widmer and Helen Bodden cut their wedding cake.


Outdoor Meal


Description: A group of men and women eat at a table underneath a tent awning.

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: With all Hillsboro striving to honor Vice-Admiral March A. Mitscher, who came for a visit with his mother, Bessie Hooker, a maid in the Mr. and Mrs. Lyle H...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman in an apron, dress, and heels, stands on one side of an open International Harvester freezer with a food package in her hand. On the other side, a...

Date: 1935 

Description: Mrs. L.A. Hawkins skims cream from a bowl in a basement using an "old-fashioned" tin skimmer. Shelves of canned goods are in the background.

Date: 1951-07-30 

Description: Four members of the Beth Israel Sisterhood gather around a sewing machine while creating items for the upcoming annual Beth Israel bazaar. Pictured from l...

Date: 1944-06-02 

Description: Fourth of July refreshment tent in Westmorland neighborhood with Mrs. Vincent Domini, William T. Hammill, Mrs. Hammill, and Mrs. Elmer Nielson.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 5, "Home Canning." The poster features a woman in a checkered apron pouring something from a cooking pan into a jar....

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Dalarne, Sweden in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1999-06-18 

Description: "At the Goose Shot in Waupun, Sandy Nummerdor and Bette Mocco take an intense interest in our Fish Fry pictures. We enjoy their food."

Date: 1998-02-20 

Description: "This evening, Tanya Zimmerman, is our waitress, at Callahan's Grill & Bar. A perch plate (small order) is $8.95." From left to right; John Bodden, Rudy He...


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: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view across yard of a two-story house with a barn built adjacent to it. Two people are standing near the door of the house. In the yard is a woode...


H. Sveren Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: H. Sveren farm with the family standing in the foreground and a dog, farm buildings and fences in the background.


Women at Sewing Bee


Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.

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