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Date: 1949-02-05 

Description: Professors Vernon Carstensen (left) and Merle Curti, with their wives, cutting the ceremonial cake at the testimonial luncheon in their honor as authors of...


Cellar Entrance

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman wearing an apron and holding a bowl climbs up the stairs from a cellar bulkhead on the side of a farmhouse. A bell on a wooden pole stands next to...


Bath Time

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Moline Service Station and Grill. The building features a counter with stools and a dining space with booths. On the left, there are counters...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exhibit poster with illustration showing a mother holding her baby with the text "breast fed baby has 15 changes to live compared with the bottle fed baby'...

Date: 2004 

Description: Florence and Harold Wiedmeyer have been married for 65 years and lived here for 62 years. They raised 12 children.


Budget Committee

Date: 1990 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (second from the right) confers with Scott Lilly, a top policy advisor, during a hearing of the House Budget Committee.


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...


Veblen Cottage

Date: 1964-08-24 ca.

Description: A line of laundry dries in the wind outside the former cottage of noted economist Thorstein Veblen. He used the small building to the right of the house as...

Date: 1936 

Description: Sitting room in Pendarvis House. There are rocking chairs and a bench by the fire in the fireplace. There is a corner china cabinet on the right near a win...


"Jewel" Stove

Date: 1927-08 

Description: "Jewel" brand stove inside a farmhouse kitchen. The original caption reads, "Stove for patch work in making faked pictures."


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: 1959 

Description: A man wearing a straw hat is sitting on the ground holding a baby in the countryside in Cuba. A woman sits behind him looking at the photographer. The woma...

Magazine or Periodical

"Wisconsin Engineer" Magazine Cover

Date: 1969-10 

Description: Cover design on the magazine "Wisconsin Engineer". The image illustrates the story "The Population Explosion" by depicting a mass of starving people trying...


Unkempt Backyard

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Rags, discarded shoes, empty bottles and food cans litter the space surrounding a rear entrance to a farmhouse.


Woman at Wood Pile

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman, possibly Anna Neary, gathers pieces of chopped wood in her arms as she kneels near a wood pile on the A.E. Bancroft farm.

Date: 1963 

Description: A pencil drawing of of a costume for Patricia Neal as Alma Brown in the film "Hud". The woman in the drawing is wearing a dress, apron, and low shoes, and...

Date: 1949-06-21 

Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Blankenburg listen to the radio while working in their plot.

Date: 1917-10-30 

Description: Interior view of tables, a chalkboard, and sewing machines inside the sewing room at Orange Township Consolidated School.


Rennebohm Diners

Date: 1979 

Description: A couple waits for a waitress to take their order at Rennebohm Drug Store No. 19 restaurant, 204 Cottage Grove Road, the present site of the Madison Public...

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