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Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Photograph

Dale Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: A scrapbook page containing five images depicting John R. Commons and farm labor.

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...

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: 1948-01-23 

Description: Madison Community Union annual dinner meeting at the Park Hotel. Attending are: left to right, Chief Justice Marvin Rosenberry, Lowell Frautschi, Dr. H.C....

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu for Chalet on the Lake, with a colored pen-and-ink still life of a vase of flowers and greenery on a table set with bottles of wine, wine gla...

Date: 2009-05-01 

Description: "Assembled around the table are:(standing left to right) J.P. Widmer, Buddy Ruecker, and our waitress Erica. (Seated left to right) Brenda Wilz, Quinn (fri...

Photograph

Woman using Loom

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman using a loom outdoors. In her journal from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) she records: "The women braid the fibres together making a crude mat of them. The t...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still of the McCormick home for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the...

Date: 1933-11-29 

Description: A table and chairs a laden with rows of Thanksgiving baskets prepared by the Volunteers of America for distribution to needy families.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere uses a Maytag wringer and two metal rinsing buckets to wash clothing on the International Harvester demonstration farm.

Historical Object

Singer Advertising Card Box

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Standing in the yard in front of a log house is a man standing and holding crutches in the middle, a woman on the left holding a small girl who is perched...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Photograph

Dining Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of an early American dining room in Michie Tavern.

Photograph

Interior of Bedroom

Date:  

Description: Interior of bedroom with bed, door, dressing table, and mantle.

Photograph

Man Knitting

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elderly man sitting in a rocking chair and knitting.

Photograph

Dinner with Family

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith and Mary E. Smith seated at a set dinner table with Harriet Millard and Harriet Millard Smith. On the table is a bouquet of flowers and a...

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