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Bake Oven

Date: 1925-08-24 

Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Photograph

Home Economics Day

Date: 1957-03-20 

Description: University of Wisconsin home economics graduates on the research staff of Oscar Mayer and Co. Theresa DiPiazza, Lorraine Splies and Donna Otto do research...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors eating at long tables under the pines at a U.S. Naval Training Camp. Decorative flags wave above them.

Date: 1927 

Description: The campsites among the trees and tall grass at Riverview Campground. A few tents are set up, and a group of guests are around a picnic table.

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Large Picnic Group

Date:  

Description: A large picnicking group sits at a long table among a grove of trees.

Date: 1957-06-30 

Description: Nancy Waterman unsuccessfully pours milk for Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1961-05 

Description: A young vendor stands with a large plate of food on his head and a satchel around his neck at the runway of the Luang Prabang Airport, Laos. There is a sil...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Woman cleaning kerosene lamps on the front porch(?) of her house.

Photograph

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the restaurant at the Park Hotel with header text running from the left-hand side of the page, across the top, and down the right-hand s...

Date: 1929 

Description: Two young women talking in a bedroom. One is packing or unpacking clothes into a travel bag. A copy of Herbert Quick's "Vandemark's Folly" is among the boo...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Date: 1948-11-16 

Description: Naval Officers and Wives Club annual Christmas dinner dance featuring a Hawaiian Christmas theme, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hotel Loraine. Making tabl...

Date:  ca.

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...

Date: 1944-09-12 

Description: Two men and one woman look at dishes or plates donated to the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Photograph

Woman Drying Dishes

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron is standing near a wheeled butler's tray while drying dishes in a kitchen. A sink, table, chair and utensils are behind her.

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Margaret Klipstein bakes many cookies for her family. Part of the photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Recipe Contest.

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 2010-06-04 

Description: "Nicole was our waitress at Westridge Golf Club, when we helped Carly Hren Celebrate her high school graduation." Carly and Parker Hren first appeared in t...

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