Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: The winner of the sauerkraut eating contest, Don Bauer, stands triumphantly before his clean plate. A U.S. flag and a sign for the 34th Kraut Festival ador...
Description: A group of students learns to tie knots in pieces of twine in a classroom. A chalkboard, American flag, and several portraits hang on the wall in the backg...
Description: Portrait of Ella M. Pickford (Mrs. Henry W. Pickford), 201 South Mills Street. Mrs. Pickford, who is 88 years old, does her own housework and despite poor...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A family is seated around a table and a woman pours the coffee. Behind them, two people stand in the doorway of a frame house. A man stands on the roof of...
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Margaret Nelson, teacher-coordinator at the Madison Vocational and Adult school's homemaking department. She was preparing to appear on WH...
Description: T.L. Graham is shown preparing strawberries for a dessert served with sour cream and a topping of brown sugar.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Georgia Lloyd Jones holds her son Jenkin Lloyd Jones, born Nov. 1911, on a hobby horse.
Description: Carol Skuldt sits outdoors on a stoop with bandaged burned feet from a brush fire. She is holding a food item.
Description: Letterhead of the Murphy Products Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and trucks, automobiles, and a train nearby, flanked on either...
Description: Group portrait of Lions Club members seated around tables in the Neighborhood House, 768 W. Washington Avenue.
Description: "Jo Wery is our waitress at Round The Clock restaurant. She also is a meat cutter at Pick N Save. A perch place for $8.95, includes soup or salad and a sco...
Description: Jean Ziegler, secretary, plans the menu for a dinner party to be held at 122 East Gilman Street, Apartment 205.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Two small boys at Point Henry Resort at Spider Lake are dressed in short pants and are feeding a fawn from a bottle.
Description: Two women, man, and child having tea in a parlor.
Description: Margaret Monier uses a pressure cooker while canning in the home of Miss Marilla Zearing. Cans of produce are cooling on wire racks on the counter and in t...
Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.
Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...
Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne formally dressed in the dining room of their home, Ten Chimneys.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Older man and two young boys standing near a scarecrow made from a sweater, hat, and pumpkin erected near a shock of corn. The man is holding a jug.
Description: Group of campers under trees near a lake eating from metal dishes next to a campfire. A few of the campers are relaxing, and some appear to be washing the...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706