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Description: Thomas F. Howard (R) stands with his attorney, Richard E. Lent (L) during a court hearing on charges of abduction of a 2-year-old girl from in front of her...
Description: "Miss Fond du Lac was a guest when the Theresa Lions Club held its annual meeting."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mrs. Turner conducts an outdoor canning demonstration for a group of children, men, and women.
Description: "At Jo's Corner Restaurant, Cod or Clams are $4.50. For some unknown reason, our waitress, Tammy Beekman did not charge us for a sumptuous dessert, even th...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: A woman is standing with two children in a poultry yard, feeding chicks and a hen from a coffee can. Several farm buildings are in the background.
Description: June McLean uses a Hawaiian theme to decorate her table. Flowers are flown in from Hawaii and the menu centers around Chinese or Hawaiian foods.
Description: Mrs. Herman Erfurth (Verona), Mrs. Edgar Messer (Beaver Dam), and Mrs. LaVerne Johnson (Verona). Mannequin (in the background) and women view an exhibit o...
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: "Kristin was our waitress at Jerry's Old Town Inn." From left to right: Kristin, Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Carl Bernhard.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of sod house in short grass country. Features rectangular building with a curved roof and windows.
Description: View of the keeping room in the Jethro Coffin home. Jethro Coffin was a blacksmith and the grandson of one of the island's first white settlers, Tristam Co...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a s...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of seven female students at Northland College. A few of the women are holding donuts, and a woman in the center is getting ready to...
Description: Four Girl Scouts enjoy a snack after delivering Girl Scout cookies, Nancy Reis (Highlands-Mendota Beach School), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reis, Virg...
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (right) speaking on behalf of Wisconsin dairy interests to the Dairy Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee al...
Description: Cecelia Maas created a table setting with a wild fowl theme.
Date: 1887-09 before
Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...
Description: Elevated view of farm land with cumulus clouds overhead.
Description: Mrs. Charles C. (Alice) Long is shown with the flag she crocheted for her son, Lieutenant Commander H.W. Christensen, who is a surgeon, serving in the Paci...
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