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Postcard

Little Norway

Date: 1948 

Description: Colorized postcard of the main living area of a Norwegian dwelling at Little Norway showing a fireplace, cradle and spinning wheel. Pictures and household...

Photograph

Dutch Farmhouse

Date: 1924-01-21 

Description: View across field of a Dutch farmhouse. A dog sits in the foreground, chickens run near a building and a woman stands under a roof near a doorway.

Photograph

Fly Trap

Date: 1924 

Description: A wooden fly trap stands at the back entrance to the farmhouse of Professor Perry Holden.

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertisement for a washer wringer from the 1913 Sears Catalog.

Photograph

Cook Out

Date: 1963-09-07 

Description: Husband and wife prepare meal on top of a campfire grill.

Date: 1946-03-29 

Description: Estes School Farm Safety Program held at the Estes School on Cottage Grove Road. Ten students standing on stage with six adults sitting on stage looking on...

Date: 1911 

Description: Scene still from the Lubin silent film "A Rebellious Blossom," featuring Florence Lawrence (playing the Rebellious Daughter) and other unidentified actress...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Photograph

Reed's Cafe

Date: 1937 

Description: A woman stands by a cooler with a beer bottle in her hand at Reed's Cafe near a stove and countertop. Original caption states: "McCormick-Deering 6 can mil...

Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Miss Zearing uses a grinder to make bread crumbs inside a farmhouse kitchen.

Photograph

Drying Rack

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A four-tiered drying rack used to dry fruits and vegetables hangs from the ceiling above a heater in what appears to be a basement or root cellar.

Date: 1957-10-17 

Description: The history of tea service was shown by a display of tea pots in the Wisconsin Historical Society Women's Auxiliary exhibit, "Tides of Taste." The image s...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of man on horse-drawn Kemp No. 2 20th Century manure spreader. Seated on the ground on the left is a man and young boy (possibly father and...

Date: 1950-06-26 

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...

Date: 1947-01 

Description: Cover of International Harvester World magazine showing a woman standing next to an International Harvester freezer. International Harvester also ma...

Date: 1939-05-13 

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

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman moves a box full of firewood from the corner of the kitchen on the E.A. Bancroft farm. A stove stands to the right.

Photograph

Veblen Cottage

Date: 1964-08-24 ca.

Description: A line of laundry dries in the wind outside the former cottage of noted economist Thorstein Veblen. He used the small building to the right of the house as...

Date: 1994 ca.

Description: Laundry drying in the backyard of the Quinney household at 345 Rolfe Road.

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