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Date: 1900-11-08 

Description: Consecration of Bishop Weller as Bishop Coadjutor, Diocese of Fund du Lac. Three Bishops seated, l to r: Bishop Nicholson of Milwaukee; Bishop Grafton of F...

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Two sisters from Mauston, Mrs. Thomas Shelton, left, and Mrs. William T. Walsh, consult a program for the annual University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week...

Date: 1944-11-14 

Description: Singer Sewing Machine Company store, 325 State Street, and Sherwin Williams Paint and Wallpaper Store, 327-329 State Street, with a billboard on top of the...


Woman Canning

Date: 1926 

Description: A woman wearing an apron removes a wire rack filled with glass canning jars from a boiler on a Coleman Pressure Range on International Harvester's Hinsdale...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of people sitting on the ground outside of a thatched house with pottery.


Canning Rack

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Close-up of a woman's hands holding the wire handles of a wooden rack made for holding jars during canning.


Budget Deal

Date: 1990 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with Leon Panetta, Congressman from California and head of the Budget Committee (facing away from the camera...

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: At a "We Saw You" fashion show, Miriam Hauri (left), Joan Faust, and Joanne Schoepp model pajamas they made. The girls were Middleton High School students.

Date: 1956 

Description: View of parlor with chairs, fireplaces and other textiles.


Description: Woman wearing an apron in an industrial kitchen and preparing a large pot of lutefisk possibly for a Syttende Mai celebration.

Date: 1935-01-09 

Description: Arthur Parkins, Jr. holding surviving newborn twin baby, John Archie Parkins, following the death of twin baby James Burton Parkins. His wife Kathryn is ly...

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...


Colonial Nursery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Various domestic objects are shown in a colonial nursery at the Van Cortlandt House, a mid-18th century Georgian dwelling that once served as part of a gra...

Date: 1957-02-15 

Description: Anne Pidcoe, teacher, enters an apartment building with an armload of groceries in preparation for a dinner party.



Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...


Kitchen Interior

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a kitchen showing sink, stove, counter, and shelves. Apparently to demonstrate effective kitchen organization.


Churning Butter

Date: 1933-05-12 

Description: Ellen (Mrs. William) Lacy, of Sunny Slope farm, 5810 Lacy Road, south of Madison, sits in the farm yard and turns a barrel butter churn.


Lunch Time

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Lunchtime at a senior center in central Wisconsin. Congressman David R. Obey can be seen talking in the background. Although the location has not been iden...


The Elton Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Flemish Dining Room at the Elton Hotel, built in 1905. Decorative lighting surrounds a domed skylight, and below, tables are set for a mea...


Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...

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