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Photograph

Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A class of girls learn how to set a table in domestic science class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Photograph

Cellar Entrance

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman wearing an apron and holding a bowl is posing on the stairs of a cellar bulkhead on the side of a farmhouse. A bell on a wooden pole is next to the...

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: Speaker's table at the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner" held in the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Seated left to right:...

Photograph

Miss Fond du Lac

Date: 1979-11 

Description: "Miss Fond du Lac was a guest when the Theresa Lions Club held its annual meeting."

Photograph

Self-Wringing Mop

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Jake George standing on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.

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: 1955 

Description: Woman using a Necchi sewing machine.

Date: 1961-08-18 

Description: Mrs. S.J. Chakelan is in her kitchen preparing a Beef Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce. The recipe won the third grand prize in the Wisconsin State Journa...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere starting a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Cranberry Cooking

Date: 1989-02 

Description: Outdoor gathering of men, women and children cooking cranberries in a large kettle, perhaps at a winter festival.

Date: 1927 

Description: The campsites among the trees and tall grass at Riverview Campground. A few tents are set up, and a group of guests are around a picnic table.

Date: 1925 

Description: Two women working at P.G. Holden's Farm canning chicken. On the table there is canning equipment, chicken, and open cans.

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Date: 1926-05 

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

Date: 1961-08-29 

Description: Newlywed Marilyn Mielke is shown in the kitchen preparing coffee in the new percolator that she and her husband, James, received as a wedding gift.

Photograph

Truck Stop Diner

Date: 1966 

Description: Waitresses and customers at an American Oil Company truck stop diner on Interstate-80.

Date: 1913 

Description: 1913 Sears Roebuck catalog page of woman with "Wizard" washing machine.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A young child examines a children's book with her grandmother.

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