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Date: 1953-06-06 

Description: Carl Sandburg posing with two of the guides at Wade house during his visit to the restored stagecoach inn for its dedication as a historic site. Speaking a...


Description: Ho-Chunk women and men posed sitting in front of and under cloth awnings on blankets with their backs to the camera, probably a powwow. On the blankets are...

Date: 1908-08-08 

Description: Men loading horse-drawn manure spreaders on farm land.


Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

Date:  ca.

Description: View down table of people at a large, outdoor dinner party. They are dining near the Blue Mound Church.

Date: 1961-05 ca.

Description: Colonel Bounchon's Lao Infantryman preparing a meal in a clearing in the Luang Prabang vicinity, Laos. A number of brightly-colored plates and bowls with f...


Lutefisk Supper

Date: ????-12 date unknown

Description: Several women are served lutefisk at a lutefisk supper at the Dane County Home. There are plates of lefse and dinner rolls on the table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy of the painting, "John Alden and Priscilla." Married in 1623 in Plymouth, the couple sit in a colonial home. Priscilla spins wool on a spinning wheel...

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cream Top Beer, Whitewater Brewing Co." Pictured on the label is a man sitting at a...


Osage Infant

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an Osage infant, wrapped up in an infant carrier that is resting on a chair.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small girl uses a Mogul Junior 1 HP stationary engine to power a washing machine located on the porch of a house. There is a cream separator on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated woman peeling potatoes. Two buckets are on the floor in front of her and she is wearing a striped apron.

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Walter Ladwig of Juda (left) and Oscar Wold of Hillsboro read The "Wisconsin State Journal" between sessions at the annual University of Wisconsin's Farm a...


Farmer's Birthday

Date: 1983-07-07 

Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.

Date: 1926-07 ca.

Description: A man wearing a bow tie toasts a piece of bread on an electric griddle with its cord hung on a nail on the wall at International Harvester's Hinsdale exper...


Mess Hall and Tents

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers standing around portable stoves at the mess hall for American troops. Also shows the bench seated tables and tents used by soldiers.


Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display containing china and silver owned by Barbara Fritchie (1766-1862), a heroine who defied General Stonewall Jackson and the invading troops. Copyrigh...


Farmer Thrifty


Description: Illustration of an immaculate farmstead captioned as "Woodland home as occupied by Farmer Thrifty".

Date: 1951-03-21 

Description: John (#14), Jimmy (#9), and Tommy (#7) in the dining area of the new ranch-style family home of the Lloyd Ysudes family at 526 Virginia Terrace.

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