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Description: Interior of the Flemish Dining Room at the Elton Hotel, built in 1905. Decorative lighting surrounds a domed skylight, and below, tables are set for a mea...
Description: Rheinhardt Schmidt, August Krueger, Alex Goetsch, and Fred Hannaman stand in front of farm buildings, next to hogs hanging from a tree.
Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...
Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.
Description: E.W. and Mary Brandel relax together in their home in front of a brick fireplace. They are both wearing eyeglasses; he is reading a newspaper and she is kn...
Description: Madison Art Guild members repair picture frames in Doris Brobst's recreation room at 211 Lathrop St. Standing: Jean Johnson. Seated on left: Ellsworth Mack...
Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.
Description: "Jo Wery is our waitress at Round The Clock restaurant. She also is a meat cutter at Pick N Save. A perch place for $8.95, includes soup or salad and a sco...
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: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
Description: A woman, Karen Barry, is standing over a sink washing dishes. Photographs, paintings, and other small decorations hang on the wall.
Description: "Milton and Adeline Retzlaff show off their bountiful pumpkin harvest."
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Interior of the Sherwood Forest Hotel dining room. Men and women are seated at a table for a meal, and the uniformed waitstaff stand to the left.
Description: Vel Phillips, her husband W. Dale Phillips and her son Dale Phillips sitting at a table eating.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
Description: The buffet table at the Governor's residence is set up to welcome a group of nationally-known travel editors to Wisconsin. The buffet table includes an "A...
Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...
Description: "Janelle, our waitress, joined us at our table at R Chalet Restaurant."
Description: A view of the Ideal Hotel lobby. The front desk stands to the left across from a descending staircase. A sitting area is located in the background, furnish...
Description: View of dining room table with fireplace and mirror in background.
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