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Date: 1914 

Description: Female students working in a sewing class taught by Miss Catherine Mulvey. Original caption reads, "Miss Mulvey teaches the primary grades, but on Friday a...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of girls wearing full-length aprons use manual hand-mixers to beat the contents of bowls in a domestic economy (home economics) class. The tables a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 2007-10-19 

Description: "Elizabeth was our waitress at John's in Beaver Dam."

Date: 1923-09 

Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) woman cutting roots for medicine. A quilt hangs on a line in the background and a chicken walks near the women.

Date: 1949-04-12 

Description: Young homemakers, Caroline Reierson, 615 Dennett Dr.,and Arveda Kuhlmey, 713 Dennett Dr., experiment with a new culinary process for cooking meat. They be...

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: Three women looking at an exhibit at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week, showing room furnishing revolving around rural paintings. Pictured lef...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mary Fowler Rennebohm wearing an apron and sifting flour. Mrs. Rennebohm was the wife of Oscar Rennebohm, founder of the Rennebohm Drug Store chain and go...

Date: 1949-02-02 

Description: University of Wisconsin students Bob Steinhagen, Milwaukee, Connie Prentice, West Bend, and John Williams, La Crosse, making some of the elaborate decorati...

Date: 1979 

Description: A waitress pours coffee at the Rennebohm Drug Store No. 6 restaurant in the First Wisconsin Bank on the Capitol Square. Steven O. Kimbrough is seated on th...


Cutting the Cake

Date: 1952-09 

Description: Ralph Widmer and Helen Bodden cut their wedding cake.


Canning Chicken

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden uses a pair of tongs to remove a can of chicken from a metal container on Holden Poultry Farm.


Louise Zieske

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Louise Zieske in her kitchen demonstrating how to make her cheese-rice casserole, which was selected as best of 517 entries in the "Wisconsin State Journal...


Woman Drinking Beer

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Mary Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, drinks a beer on a veranda or balcony while on sojourn in Austria. Mr. and Mrs. Smith stayed in Austria for eight mon...

Date: 1952-08-04 

Description: Mrs. Frank Vaughn holding a cut work tablecloth at the sale of the late Miss Catherine Corscot's antique collection. It was held in the Guild Hall in Grace...



Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a family at "Midwaters Campground" at Hiawatha National Forest. The campsite is complete with tents, picnic tables, hanging blankets and t...

Date: 1899 

Description: Sarah Krueger Bhend feeds kittens in front of a farm building.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A young child examines a children's book with her grandmother.

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