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Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of a Javanese woman sewing at a Singer Sewing machine while a Javanese man looks on.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small girl uses a Mogul Junior 1 HP stationary engine to power a washing machine located on the porch of a house. There is a cream separator on the left.

Date: 1923-07 

Description: A broom, dustpan, and a duster hang in a cleaning supply closet at the top of a staircase in the house of Adolph Betz.

Date: 2003-02-14 

Description: "Breanna joined Shirley when we visited JD's Fieldhouse in Caledonia."

Date: 2010-02-19 

Description: "Victoria, the owner, was our waitress at Victoria's Cornerstone Inn, Kewaskum." From left to right; Victoria, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Shirley Widmer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of the James Croft residence in Edgerton, Wisconsin. Various family members are visible in the front yard.

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Cover of manuscript keepsake souvenir scrapbook titled "Country Life at Syene."

Date: 1952-02-26 

Description: Lou Doriag tries on her costume for Marilou Durkin. Lou Doriag plays Celia in "As You Like It" in a Madison Theater Guild production.


Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Men baling hay with engine powered hay press.

Date: 1948-11-14 

Description: Madison Legion Auxiliary tea at the American Legion clubhouse, 110 West Wilson Street. At the serving table are, left to right: Mrs Oscar (Louise) Onsgard,...

Date: 1962-12-02 

Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing an apron pours oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Intern...


Description: Interior view of the Morris-Jumel Mansion which served, at different times, as headquarters to both forces during the Revolutionary war. This view of the...


At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...


Winter Walk

Date: 1898 

Description: Alice and Eleanor Brown with their nurse in front of 121 East Gilman Street. The three houses in the photo are 125 East Gilman, 133 East Gilman and 139 Ea...


Description: Four men pause in their work of building a new, large barn. They are all wearing hats for protection from the sun.


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...


Farm and Home Week

Date: 1954-02-01 

Description: Two examples of foods made with butter are on display during Farm and Home Week at the University of Wisconsin School of Home Economics. At the left is an...


Learning Knot Tying

Date: 1918 

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...

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