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Date: 1958-10-27 

Description: The Wisconsin State Journal has a new cookbook classification for teenagers. Beth Kube, a seventh grade student from Lake Mills, has the distinction of bei...


Cutting the Cake

Date: 1952-09 

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

Date: 1958-12-10 

Description: Mrs. O.H. (Lauraine) Jensen of 2317 East Mifflin Street, chairman of the Women's Club of Madison's orthopedic work, and Mrs. Gertrude Kepke, 2354 Commonwea...

Date: 1959-04-03 

Description: An authentic Scandinavian smorgasbord will be the key attraction at Madison's first Folk Festival and Fair sponsored and held at the YWCA, 122 State Street...


Russian Children

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Russian children lined up on a board sidewalk to receive leftovers from a man standing outside the 310th United States Army Engineer corps mess hall. Some...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home economics students (all women) dressed in aprons, dresses, and hats, stand in rows at counters tending pots at the Winnebago County School of Agricult...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.


Description: Interior view of campers and counselors eating on Dining Porch. Original caption notes: "Our dining Porch runs the whole length of the Main Lodge, and enjo...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Leaflet with sample menu and an illustration of a tall cold drink, behind which other dishes hold steaming hot food. The interior of the leaflet has an ill...

Date: 1956 

Description: Guests gathered for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50 Wedding Anniversary banquet.


Banquet Guests

Date: 1967 

Description: Guests enjoying themselves at a banquet of the Executives' Secretaries, Inc.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Meatless Day breakfast advertising menu, with a bowl of cereal and a spoon at the top and packages of Krumbles and Toasted Corn Flakes, Kellogg's pre-packa...

Date: 1959-07-27 

Description: Mrs. Margaret Nelson, teacher-coordinator at the Madison Vocational and Adult School, looks over entries in the Wisconsin State Journal's annual cook book...

Date: 1954 

Description: Patrolman Stanley Szczepanski eats lunch while sitting in his police car.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. Visiting businessmen share a meal with the log drivers who are sitting and...


Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Professor Rasmus B. Anderson, noted authority on Scandinavian affairs, with Karema Anderson and his son Rolf, with dog “Ned”, in their home.

Date: 1933-12-05 after

Description: First two pages of the interior of the Hotel Sherman wine list, with a woodcut of a man in a top hat, suit coat, and trousers, lying supine on the ground,...

Historical Object

135 - Cabin IV at Bedtime


Description: Large group of campers outside their cabin, dressed in pajamas and bathrobes. Some of them are using dippers with metal pails; on the far left a row of dip...


Honeycomb on Bread

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two slices of honeycomb on a piece of bread on a decorated plate sitting on a tablecloth. Writing on back: "A honey sandwich in the making."

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