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Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View from end of picnic table of five women and two men standing and sitting during a picnic in the middle of a woods. Plates, cups, thermoses, and various...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian camp with woman seated on the ground making fry bread. There is a kettle over the fire, with a tripod holding a pot for cookin...

Date: 1954-10-14 

Description: Helen Giessel, left, holds a large juice can as Avis McLean cuts it with a tin sheers to make a plate during part of an emergency mass feeding demonstratio...

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Canning jars in the fruit cellar of the Quinney farm.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view from the living room into the library of the Richard Lloyd Jones residence, 1010 Walker Court (now called Rutledge Court). He was editor and publis...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machi...


Tallman House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Interior view of a corner of the parlor and the doorway to the conservatory.

Date: 1926-07 

Description: A woman and a man in a kitchen canning beans. The woman is scooping beans from a large pot with a ladle into cans, while the man uses a tabletop hand crank...

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher sitting at the dining room table waiting for breakfast to be served to him, his wife Frances Smalley Mitscher (left), and mot...

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...

Date: 1945-10-16 

Description: Slightly elevated view of five women researchers performing various aspects of food research and related activities in a test kitchen and laboratory at the...

Date: 1898 

Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Men baling hay with engine powered hay press.

Date: 1946-07-18 

Description: A woman and child cooking on a small gas stove in a tent at the University of Wisconsin tent colony, also known as Camp Gallistella on the south shore of L...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...


Woman in Kitchen

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Woman pours cup of coffee.


Baby Mittens

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted from off-white wool yarn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand in a row behind a stove and long tables. Interior of what may be a lumber camp cook shack.

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