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Description: Two people take a break at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant: the woman enjoys a cup of coffee, her companion works on a crossword puzzle.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.
Description: Instructor Ida Mussa (left) assists student Victoria Vega in a power sewing class at Milwaukee Vocational School. Vega is sewing an apron on a Singer sewin...
Description: Group portrait at a party for radio station WIBA personnel. People are posing sitting and standing around tables set for dinner in front of a wall with As...
Description: Members prepare a banquet to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), October 23, 1946.
Description: Farm Security Administration county supervisor going over farm plan with a rehabilitation borrower as his family looks on.
Description: University of Wisconsin Women's Self Government style show committee members Dorothy Proudfoot, Wilmette, Illinois, chairman of decorations, Margaret Pesut...
Description: "Dawn Stott is our waitress at Walden Supper Club, Perch are $8.95." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Ralph Widmer, Dawn Stott, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, a...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...
Description: Woman using a Necchi sewing machine.
Description: Summer camp for Wisconsin farm women on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair with Wisconsin home economics leader Nellie Kedzie Jones. Mrs. Jones is pro...
Description: Florence Christian carrying the cleaned laundry of Paul C. Goetsch in a large basket on her head while walking barefoot through a garden.
Description: Mrs. Baltes frying bacon for the children at Kiddie Camp.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Boulogne-sur-mer, France in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: A woman wearing an apron stands in a cellar while taking potatoes out of a basket for storage on a shelf. Shelves on the wall behind her hold multiple jars...
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics students have a tea party.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.
Description: Woman in a kitchen dipping freshly canned corn into pot. Original caption reads, "canning corn. Putting cans in pressure kettle for cooking." The photo was...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Mary Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, drinks a beer on a veranda or balcony while on sojourn in Austria. Mr. and Mrs. Smith stayed in Austria for eight mon...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Woman with children grilling hot dogs and wieners at the beach.
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