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Workers Raking Hay

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Man with a horse-drawn hay rake in a field. Other field workers gather hay by hand in the background. Original caption reads, "raking heavy timothy hay int...

Photograph

New Year's Dinner

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: A group of family members sitting at a table laden with food for a New Year's dinner.

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Adobe House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of man and two boys standing in front of an adobe building. In the background, two girls are playing in the building's entrance while a dog walks by t...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.

Date: 2006-12-29 

Description: "Andrea was our waitress at Bublitz's Pub and Restaurant in Saukville."

Photograph

Man Knitting

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elderly man sitting in a rocking chair and knitting.

Date: 1976-11 

Description: A man is carrying a chair into a house from an International Harvester model 1700 truck owned by A. Arnold and Son Transfer & Storage Co. of Louisville, Ke...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Photograph

Picnic by a River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men and seven women posed sitting and standing around a picnic on the edge of a river, with a man standing on a bridge in the background. First man on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Soldiers have a meal while sitting on the grass outside the mess tent, possibly at Camp Douglas.

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "Tess was our waitress at the Milwaukee Ale House. Kay, Carly and Parker Hren and Ethan Casper were our guests."

Date: 1892 

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...

Date: 2010-06-18 

Description: "Joanne was our waitress at Char House Pub and Grill, Beaver Dam. Ward Woltman and Sandy Miller were our guests. After nearly 13 years, we are closing out...

Photograph

Bimbos

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men from the Milwaukee Turners, posing indoors, eating, drinking and smoking cigars. Text reads, “Bimbos. This solemn-faced group of swaffers of t...

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...

Date: 1961-05 ca.

Description: Close-up of a meal for Colonel Bouchon's Lao infantrymen in the Luang Prabang vicinity, Laos. A man's arm is visible placing a tomato on one of a number of...

Photograph

Cook's Choice

Date: 1964-03-19 

Description: A chef wearing a toque removes a roast from the oven.

Postcard

Two Men Drinking

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men, seated at a small table drinking. They are dressed in suits and each man is smoking a cigar. The man on the right is wearing a...

Date: 1998-02-20 

Description: "This evening, Tanya Zimmerman, is our waitress, at Callahan's Grill & Bar. A perch plate (small order) is $8.95." From left to right; John Bodden, Rudy He...

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