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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: 1979 

Description: Customers sit at the lunch counter of an unidentified Rennebohm's Drug Store restaurant. The camera angle permits a view of the back of the counter, and th...

Photograph

Eddie Tullock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Magician Eddie Tullock (1919-2007) performing at a restaurant. Minnesota-born Tullock was the originator of "trade show magic," the concept of presenting a...

Photograph

Community Dinner

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of farmers gathers in a rural church for a community dinner.

Photograph

Rennebohm Diners

Date: 1979 

Description: A couple eats breakfast at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. Other diners can be seen in the seating area behind them.

Date: 1953-06-06 

Description: Carl Sandburg posing with two of the guides at Wade house during his visit to the restored stagecoach inn for its dedication as a historic site. Speaking a...

Date: 1944 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 4, "Smiling Grocer." The poster features the neighborhood grocer with an apron and a pencil tucked behind his ear agains...

Date: 2001-02-16 

Description: "Kris, is our waitress at Sal's on Main. Sal's on Main has been in business for three years." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ralph...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young man and woman wearing work clothes are standing in a garden, holding very large root vegetables. The woman is wearing a bonnet and the man is weari...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Man working with vats for preparation of angora rabbit food.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Refugees stand behind supplies in a food warehouse at a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...

Photograph

Engine-Powered Saw

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A man wearing overalls and a cap uses a saw powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to cut wood on International Harvester's Hinsdale experime...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Southern gentlemen and one little girl assembled for an outdoor feast at a long table.

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Date: 1958-08-12 

Description: Urbane gentleman shows off his sophisticated high fidelity wall system with reel-to-reel tape deck, reels of tape, and record albums.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Photograph

Johnson's Bakery

Date: 1941 

Description: A male worker wearing a hat and apron at Johnson's Bakery removes a pan from an International reach-in cooler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men in conversation around several jars of honey on a table. Sign reads: "Wisconsin Honey Market Day." Written on back: "A typical scene of one of th...

Date: 1998-05-29 

Description: "Jen Hillbert serves us food at Ledgeview Lanes. Perch are $7.95. We vote them 4.3 Stars." Left to right; Rudy Heinecke, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Kay Hren, C...

Photograph

Picnic by a River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men and seven women posed sitting and standing around a picnic on the edge of a river, with a man standing on a bridge in the background. First man on...

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