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Photograph

"Jungle Yacht" Desk

Date: 1938 

Description: Close-up of a desk in an International "Jungle Yacht". The desk is furnished with clocks, speedometers, a map, and a telephone. Above the desk is a bookshe...

Date: 1935 

Description: Mrs. L.A. Hawkins skims cream from a bowl in a basement using an "old-fashioned" tin skimmer. Shelves of canned goods are in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Men use a stationary engine to power a silo filler. Two men are loading the silo filler while another stands in a horse-drawn wagon. Another man stands at...

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Luella Mortenson, women's director for bot...

Photograph

Crochet Club

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...

Date: 1956-12-05 

Description: Anne De Witt, 5502 Tolman Terrace, is helped by her daughter Maureen De Witt, 4, decorate Christmas bread while daughter Beth De Witt, 1, looks on.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Advertising photograph of a woman with an apron holding the door of an International Harvester refrigerator open.

Poster

"Hunger"

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster urging citizens to eat less meat, wheat, fats and sugar in order to help fight starvation in Belgium....

Poster

Waste Nothing

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I Poster. "Keep It Coming/ 'We must not only feed our soldiers at the front but the millions of women and child...

Date: 1948-12-27 

Description: Two couples at the punch bowl during the holiday benefit dance at the Turner Hall. From left are Gail Snyder, Footville; John Fox, Madison; Margot Schmidt,...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy and girl are eating popcorn from a box. They are standing next to the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Photograph

Twin Calves

Date: 1906-04 

Description: Edgar Krueger with twin calves wearing small ox collar.

Photograph

Caroline Rest

Date:  

Description: View of fireplace with tools, decorative stands, an ash can and flanking benches. Above the fireplace an engraved dedication reads: "Caroline Rest: Founde...

Photograph

Sioux Papoose

Date:  

Description: Portrait of a Sioux papoose.

Date: 1939 

Description: University of Wisconsin freshman boxing team dressed in boxing uniforms and gloves standing behind stacked cans of sauerkraut with a sign that reads "Pep U...

Date: 1946-02-15 

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...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...

Painting

Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Chester L. "Grandpa" Gill cooks for his family at a backyard cookout two months after surgery that required several blood transfusions. Several members of...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: Wooden tables and other crafts on display at a craft show in a room with a high ceiling.

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