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Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Blankenburg listen to the radio while working in their plot.
Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.
Description: Tornado damage at Truax Field area. Barn damage with house in background, two horses survive in the barn despite the damage around them.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Jars of canned food are stored in the cellar of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered...
Description: Ojibwa chief's lodge from Lac Courte Orielles Reservation set up at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Note both reed and bark coverings on the lodge. A number...
Description: Carson Gulley in chef's hat leans out the driver's side of his catering truck. The promotional card indicates that the chef specialized in large and small...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Three girls serving cups of food and bread to children seated at their desks in a Cook County, District 137 classroom. The activity may have been part of t...
Description: Four boys in chef's hats and aprons prepare food at a counter and stove in the East High School boys' cooking class. Left to right: Arthur Hanson, Kenneth...
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Ingrid Bengtson bringing lunch to the field to help her husband, Norman, get the planting done faster. They are having lunch on top of the McCormick Intern...
Description: A seated woman candles eggs at Holden Farm.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of woman sitting with spinning wheel, bulk wool and a yarn winder by a stone wall with a cooking fireplace in it. Plants grow on the ground nearby, t...
Description: (Left to right) are Eiko Olson; Karissa, our waitress; J.P. Widmer; Brenda Wilz; and Shirley Widmer."
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: United States Food Administration World War I Poster. "Keep It Coming/ 'We must not only feed our soldiers at the front but the millions of women and child...
Date: 1930 before
Description: Interior view of the laundry room at the Winnebago County Asylum. Pictured are the staff, including a young boy. Some of the women are ironing articles of...
Description: At a "We Saw You" fashion show, Miriam Hauri (left), Joan Faust, and Joanne Schoepp model pajamas they made. The girls were Middleton High School students.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A group of people posed around a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. In the background are farm buildings and several trees. A w...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
Description: Pauline Rehder working in the Heart Kitchen at Madison Vocational and Adult School. The Heart Kitchen, for women with heart disease, allows the cook to...
Description: Five girls from Edgewood High School, in Madison, are looking at a display of table settings. Loeft to right are Catherine Burmeister, Mary Boltz, Yvonne...
Description: Interior of bedroom with bed, door, dressing table, and mantle.
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