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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman cleaning a wooden floor in an open doorway of her farmhouse with a scrub brush.

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Austin Thorson, winner of a $100 prize in a Lipton Tea Co. jingle contest, also won $1,200 worth of groceries from the Kroger Co. by writing the address of...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: United States Food Administration World War I poster encouraging children to conserve wheat for soldiers and not to waste food. There is an image of a youn...

Photograph

Viennese Coffee

Date: 1935 

Description: Irene Steinkopf, wife of Associated Press foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf and a former Milwaukee journalist, tastes her first Viennese coffee with...

Photograph

Woman Frying Bacon

Date: 1939 

Description: Mrs. Baltes frying bacon for the children at Kiddie Camp.

Date: 1925 

Description: Two women working at P.G. Holden's Farm canning chicken. On the table there is canning equipment, chicken, and open cans.

Date: 1949-02-22 

Description: Seated at the speakers table at the Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' meeting (left to right) are Earl Bagley, Cambridge, treasurer; R.C. Salisbury, Madis...

Photograph

Nativity Creche

Date: 1955-11-21 

Description: Nativity creche (belonging to Mrs. Fred Chamberlin, 3475 West Belt Line?).

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.

Date: 1979 

Description: Barbara the waitress serves breakfast to Steve Kimbrough at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant while Albert Friedman drinks coffee and waits f...

Date: 1907-04-17 

Description: Large group of men sitting and posing at long dining tables in the Club House of International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The men are attending t...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The interior of the kitchen for the United States Army Engineer Corps, 310th Regiment. On the far right side appears to be a brick constructed stove, and t...

Date: 1961-08-23 

Description: A new category, heirloom recipes, was added to the 1961 cookbook recipe contest sponsored by the Wisconsin State Journal. The first place winner in this n...

Painting

Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...

Photograph

Refuse Pile

Date: 1926-03 

Description: A refuse pile consisting of glass, a broken basket, bottles, cans, and other items behind a farmhouse. A crumbling foundation can be seen in the background...

Photograph

Bedroom

Date: 1999 ca.

Description: View of the lace curtain and bedroom decor in the Quinney house on Rolfe Road.

Photograph

Staircase Danger

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A girl holding a long coat or blanket, a broom, and a dustpan while descending a flight of stairs at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Date: 1982 

Description: A woman, Karen Barry, is standing over a sink washing dishes. Photographs, paintings, and other small decorations hang on the wall.

Date: 1914 

Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...

Date: 1945-04-26 

Description: Show window at Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 327 State Street, featuring house-cleaning products and a poster that says "Clean House with These Products".

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