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Description: Congressman David Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson shake hands as Joan Obey looks on. The occasion was a dinner, and a man and woman sit at a table with foo...
Description: Rose Karney, crocheting, has an anemic condition which requires frequent blood transfusions.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mrs. Turner conducts an outdoor canning demonstration for a group of children, men, and women.
Description: Donald Soehnlein took this photograph while on vacation in the Bitterroot Mountains, near Lola, Montana. It depicts his wife Nina and son James cleaning up...
Description: Flash photograph of Florentina and Alex Krueger eating supper at their new house.
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...
Description: Group having a picnic on Bear Island of the Apostle Islands. Group includes Cora A. Hull, Mrs. Chute, John Webb, Bob Webb, Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Austin, and Mr....
Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45¢. Our waiter is Brock Cot...
Date: 1948-05-13 before
Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...
Description: Front cover, frontispiece photograph, and page from a publication of the State Board of Health, with half silhouette views of three seated children with mi...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a Dutch couple from Island Marken in the Netherlands in "native" Dutch costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a...
Description: Mrs. Charles C. (Alice) Long is shown with the flag she crocheted for her son, Lieutenant Commander H.W. Christensen, who is a surgeon, serving in the Paci...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...
Description: Woman washing clothes with a washing machine powered by a a McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 HP engine.
Date: date unknown
Description: A studio portrait of six women posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are holding household items including an iron, knife, potato, dustpan, broom, pi...
Description: A group of two men and two women are seated in a booth. The table is is littered with soda bottles, plates, and glasses. The woman on the left is smoking a...
Description: "Unfortunately, Barduccio's were not serving fish fry at noon so we had omelet instead. Korin was our waitress."
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A young woman wearing an apron smiles as she slices a carrot into a pan.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...
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