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Date: 1917 ca.
Description: A wintery view of the E. Roth house on 619 West Doty Street. A colonial style house, with double walk(?) inside. Formerly owned by the Westerfield(?) famil...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.
Description: View of the kitchen in the new ranch-style home of the Lloyd Yaudes family at 526 Virginia Terrace.
Description: Exterior of Harold and Monona Schantz's new home, located at 310 Kensington Drive.
Description: Woman wearing an apron and identified as Anne Jilk poses with a can of beans to demonstrate the testing of canned food.
Date: 1901-02-22 before
Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...
Description: Mrs. Eshe demonstrating the washing of laundry with a washboard, ringer and tub in front of a farm house. The original caption reads: "Washing with no impr...
Description: Studio portrait of Belle Richman, first place winner in the appetizers and snacks category of the Wisconsin State Journal's second annual recipe contest. H...
Description: Esther, a Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant employee, holds an order of eggs and toast while keeping watch on potatoes and pancakes cooking on the grill. She...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four women in yard, one holding a doll with a woman sitting on the porch behind frame house. There is a man holding a shovel and two children are standing...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...
Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.
Date: date unknown
Description: Five women pose for a group portrait in front of a painted backdrop with various household articles such as an iron, feather duster, platter, cup, pitcher,...
Description: A view of an early American dining room in Michie Tavern.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A family with three children sits around a dining table while eating a meal. The walls of the dining room are covered with wallpaper and decorated with a f...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...
Description: Woman vacuuming rug with a "Vacuette" sweeper in a farmhouse living room.
Description: Dennis Bodden, Frank Kuczkowski and Adrian Geiger are busy roasting corn at Firemen's Park.
Date: 2003 ca.
Description: Skillets and lantern hanging on the wall in the Quinney farmhouse.
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