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Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sewing in a handicraft group.
Description: Joyce Elmer is basting a chicken in an iron reflector oven and Gene Lyte is using a butter churn. Both women are University of Wisconsin home economics maj...
Description: Women relax under an umbrella on a sunny day on the grounds of the Nakoma Country Club. Seated left to right: Mrs. Fred Parr, Mrs. E.C. Holt, President,...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Baby mittens knitted from off-white wool yarn.
Description: Portrait of Jim Taylor, outdoor writer for the "Wisconsin State Journal."
Description: Baker holding a loaf of Gardner's Double Duty bread with shelves of bread in the background. The baker is wearing Else Russell's Best Flour apron.
Description: A view of small wooden houses on each side of a tree-lined path. Two children with a bicycle are standing on the path in the middle distance, near another...
Date: date unknown
Description: Lewis Arms leans out of the driver's side window of a 1936 Oldsmobile, which was owned by his friend Bert Rogers.
Description: Catherine Clayton (left) handles money and cash box while Ernest Corley (center) examines identification at the beginning of a three-day conference of the...
Description: Portrait of Stan Thaden, who was participating in an American Bowling Congress tournament in Detroit. He recently rolled the first 700 game of his career.
Description: Songs from foreign lands were presented at a benefit musicale at the St. Francis House, 1001 University Avenue. The event was sponsored by Episcopalians f...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. using a draw knife to shape an oak barrel stave at the Hess Cooperage. Also known as "schnitzeling on the schnitzelbank".
Description: Slightly elevated view of the west shore of Turville Bay. Two men sit in a rowboat near the shore surrounded by water lilies. There is a fence in the foreg...
Description: Art Ensign (left) and Chuck Steele seated in the lifeguard tower at Madison's Lakefront Beach. The City of Madison has placed experienced lifeguards at 8 b...
Description: Colorized postcard of a woman viewing stalactites in the Chapel, North Cave, in the Cave of the Mounds.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
Description: Elevated view of two postal employees sorting mail at the Madison post office, 215 Monona Avenue, at Christmas. Pictured are clerk Donald Memhard dumping...
Description: This photograph won the top award for 1959 Wisconsin Press Photographer's Association Pictures Competition, Personality category. Eleanor Roosevelt was pho...
Description: Roundy Coughlin, right, turning over to Bernard Gill, secretary of Roundy's Fun Fund, a check for $4,000.25. This money is used for the handicapped childre...
Description: Chanticleer Orchestra, the "Piffles" Jaeger Band with instruments, on lake passenger boat. Band members and guests are: Left to right: Ruth Bourrette, Mrs....
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