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Description: Four Girl Scouts enjoy a snack after delivering Girl Scout cookies, Nancy Reis (Highlands-Mendota Beach School), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reis, Virg...
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Braatz top off the 26-layer wedding cake that Mrs. Braatz made for their daughter's wedding.
Description: "Valerie was our waitress at D'N'D's Country Tap in Dundee." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, unknown, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and the waitress.
Date: date unknown
Description: Several women and a man sit at tables and dine at a restaurant. Potted plants stand behind them.
Description: Man in field loads a horse-drawn wagon with silage corn.
Description: Barbara the waitress serves breakfast to Steve Kimbrough at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant while Albert Friedman drinks coffee and waits f...
Description: Lunchtime at a senior center in central Wisconsin. Congressman David R. Obey can be seen talking in the background. Although the location has not been iden...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A family is gathered around a table with dishes on top. To the right a man holds a violin and to his right a boy sights down the barrel of a gun. The house...
Description: Mrs. I. Franklin (Arline) Houseman of 821 Lakewood Boulevard made a novel "tree" from chicken wire, colored pine cones, Christmas tree balls, leaves, and o...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...
Description: The Hammond-Hardwood House's colonial kitchen features a fireplace with furniture surrounding it, clock and candle holders atop the mantle, and lamps and t...
Date: 1992 ca.
Description: Country house in ruins on Irene Road in DeKalb County.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Group portrait of two dogs and five men. In the background are tents among trees. Two of the men are holding a pole strung with their fish catch.
Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison student housing project at Monroe Street. There was housing at Monroe Street and Randall Avenue for marrie...
Description: Dressmaking instruction outdoors, with one woman serving as a model.
Description: Chest brought to America on the Mayflower. Features a ceramic cup atop it while a walking cane and candle holder sit on the table next to the chest. Publi...
Description: A woman and a girl sit at a table, husking and silking corn at the Harvester Farm. The photo is one of a series illustrating canning methods.
Description: View of fountain in a garden of the Walhall Estate. The fountain has a sculpture of a flower-adorned woman and the garden features evergreen shrubs along...
Description: "Sarah, our waitress joins our group, as well as Parker, Carly & Kay Hren."
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