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Description: A large group of men pause briefly in their work of raising this large timber framed barn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.


School Picnic

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Teacher Marian Violet Metcalf, center, stands among her students as they prepare to roast marshmallows at the school picnic. Picnic baskets and a large mar...


Ladies at Tea

Date: 1925 

Description: Group of ladies at an outdoor tea during "homecoming." Behind the woman on the left is a large spinning wheel. An American Flag is standing on the lawn in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor group portrait of four European American men posing sitting at a table and eating a meal in a wooden building with exposed walls and ceiling. The ma...

Date: 1950-12-09 before

Description: Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman of club president Tom Stokes in suit and tie, chef's toque, pleated apr...


Description: Campers cooking over an open fire. In the foreground, one camper is kneeling on the ground, tending the fire. Two large metal pots hang from thin tree bran...

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...


A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Date: 1936 

Description: Bedroom in Trelawny House. Furniture includes a 4-poster bed, two chairs, a chest, a dresser, and a wash basin and ewer on a stand.


Men Sewing

Date: 1956-01-08 

Description: Men sew as a joke at a party for prospective bridegroom. Jack Bayliss, with bow tie, is facing the camera.


Description: Front cover, bar menu, and trifold overleaf illustration from the Fox and Hounds Restaurant. On the cover is an illustration of the restaurant's wooden pla...


Banquet Guests

Date: 1967 

Description: Guests enjoying themselves at a banquet of the Executives' Secretaries, Inc.

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman is stirring a pot on what looks like a new stove. It is a gleaming Acme, from Newark Stove Works. There is a warming closet in the top half. The ca...

Date: 1956 

Description: Church basement decorated for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the lobby of Gordon Lodge. There is a deer head trophy mounted above the mantle of the stone fireplace, and a large spinning wheel...

Historical Object

109 - Various Scenes Joy Camps


Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying seven photographs. Scenes depicted: canoes and campers on a lake; campers on a wooden footbridge; campers cookin...

Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: Awaiting cookie judging results at the 1959 Dane County Junior Fair are shown (left to right) Eileen Birkinbine, Nancy Birkinbine, Jo Ann Lothe, and Jane W...

Date: 1926 

Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.


Men Roasting Corn

Date: 1982-08 

Description: Dennis Bodden, Frank Kuczkowski and Adrian Geiger are busy roasting corn at Firemen's Park.

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