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The Brau Haus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Brau Haus, a German-American Rathskeller. A German band wearing costumes stands on the small stage at the restaurant, some holding musical...

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Description: Bernice Williams working with a younger CIO member on a sewing machine at the South Carolina Citizenship group.

Date: 1958-02-03 

Description: Wisconsin's first lady Mrs. Vernon (Helen) Thomson hosts a tea at the executive residence at 101 Cambridge Road. Among the 200 guests were, left to right,...

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Description: A large group of men, women and children gather for a picnic in a grove of trees near a frame house.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Woman in a kitchen using a Burpee bean cutter to slice green beans before canning. The photo was taken at "Harvester Farm."

Date: 2010-04-30 

Description: "At The Marsh Inn, we had as our guests, Andy Kraushaar, Visual Materials Curator at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and his wife [Deena Brazy]. Our wait...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...

Date: 1892 

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a woman wearing a plaid dress standing outdoors hanging up clean laundry, specifically light colored shirts and towels, on the clothesline.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Group of girls making baskets, as an older girl or woman demonstrates a technique. Neighborhood House sponsored many groups and activities, such as basketr...

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Four ladies observing a woman demonstrating on a sewing machine at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A young woman wearing an apron smiles as she slices a carrot into a pan.

Date: 1952-01-22 

Description: The junior division of the University of Wisconsin Service League for faculty wives has a number of interest groups including the sewing group, shown prep...

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Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

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Kitchen Interior

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.

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Party Fixins' Booth

Date: 1954-11-11 

Description: Mrs. Irvine (Marg) Elliott of 4601 Wallace Avenue, co-chairman of the "Party Fixins' booth at the Lake Edge Congregational Church bazaar, wears the cap and...

Date: 2001-11-02 

Description: "Our waitresses at The Hillcrest Inn, are Faye (seated) and Beth (standing).

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Berry School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman weaving at a loom in the weaving room of the Berry School, which opened in 1902. Blankets are hanging near the ceiling.

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Woman Crocheting

Date: 1955-06-08 

Description: Mrs. Friede (?) sits in a chair while crocheting a doily.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...

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