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Date:  

Description: Two women, man, and child having tea in a parlor.

Date:  

Description: General, and later president, George Washington's bedroom. Features room with a dresser, chairs, fireplace, and a canopied bed with side table.

Photograph

Canning Chicken

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden uses a pair of tongs to remove a can of chicken from a metal container on Holden Poultry Farm.

Photograph

Outdoor Meal

Date:  

Description: A group of men and women eat at a table underneath a tent awning.

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Date: 1932 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with two T.T. Club images, one of two girls tending to another girl who is in bed ("and a tray for Katie"...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1930 

Description: Cottage, with a spinning wheel on the porch, at the Bonnie View Resort near Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Home Canning

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman lifts jars of vegetables from a pot using a wire holder.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the head table of the dinner for the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...

Date: 1947-12-09 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students at a weiner roast in the recreation room of the University of Wisconsin Home Management house at 1430 Linden Drive...

Photograph

Louise Brown

Date: 1954-08-03 

Description: Louise Brown, who created a table setting in the French style, is pictured in an article about table decorations.

Photograph

Harbor House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the parlor. The room is filled with many tables, chairs, and bookcases, as well as a piano and spinning wheel.

Photograph

Woman on a Farm

Date:  

Description: A woman stands on a road that travels through a farm. There are several farm buildings visible along with a wagon.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A class of girls learn how to set a table in domestic science class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Photograph

Farm Couple

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Farm couple seated together outdoors on the lawn, his arm around her shoulders.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Loretta Falci (Lorenzina Fiocco Falci), an Italian woman, preparing sarsa, tomato paste on boards on the porch of her home, 622 Milton Street, as she holds...

Date: 1912 

Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...

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