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Waving Man

Date:  date unknown

Description: Unidentified middle-aged man at a banquet, waving.

Date: 2010-04-30 

Description: "At The Marsh Inn, we had as our guests, Andy Kraushaar, Visual Materials Curator at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and his wife [Deena Brazy]. Our wait...


Washing Dishes


Description: Two women and a man wash dishes in a tent.


Reiner House

Date:  ca.

Description: Reiner house on the 600 block of Williamson Street, built in 1851 by John J. Reiner with red brick from "Vet" Williams of Madison. John J. Reiner, who came...


Homemaker Club

Date: 1980-11 

Description: View from a stage of a gathering of the Homemaker Club.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Unidentified refugees learn the tailoring trade; Germany.

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date: 2009-03-06 

Description: "At Hope Rehab Center they gave us a nice room where we could meet with former Theresa residents. Clockwise they are (residents marked with an *) *Rogeen F...

Date: 1916 

Description: Basting the meat on the rotisserie for the Rotary Club Barbeque held at the campsite of Neal Brown.

Date: 1995-07-29 

Description: At a celebration for the 30th anniversary of Medicare, Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and guests blow out the candles on a cake.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones and Susan Lloyd Jones and their collie, Roger, probably on the porch of a cottage. Susan died Oct 26, 1911 and Jenkin died Sept 12...

Date: 1953-07-21 

Description: A couple in costume at the Blackhawk Country Club Gay 90's party. Ralph T. Peterson is serving his wife, Charlotte, a typical 90's meal.


Candy Making

Date: 1934-10-13 

Description: John Karch stirs a hot pot of candy syrup on a stove while trays of finished candy cool on the table.


Description: A large group of men pause briefly in their work of raising this large timber framed barn.

Date: 1963 

Description: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L manufacturing explosives in a kitchen. The man is pouring a liquid from a small pot into a bundle of metal tube...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actors portray I.M. Singer and George Zieber examining an early sewing machine.

Book or Pamphlet

Men with Corn Harvest

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Men with a mule team pulling a wagon beside bins filled with ears of corn. One of the men appears to be holding a goose near the pile of corn.


Description: Three women set a long picnic table while two men and a young boy stand nearby.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

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