Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of girls wearing full-length aprons use manual hand-mixers to beat the contents of bowls in a domestic economy (home economics) class. The tables a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.

Date: 1963-10-13 

Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.

Date: 1997-08-15 

Description: "We dine at the Buckhorn Restaurant. A half order of Lake Perch is only $5.00." From left to right; Ralph Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke, Joh...

Date: 1957-10-17 

Description: The history of tea service was shown by a display of tea pots in the Wisconsin Historical Society Women's Auxiliary exhibit, "Tides of Taste." The image s...

Date: 1935-01 before

Description: Sewing project for Milwaukee County women to make and repair clothing for relief families.


Christmas Customs

Date: 1953-12-14 

Description: Walter Maas of 4029 Council Crest makes hand-made Christmas gifts for wife, Cecelia, and children, Twig and Robin.

Date: 1930 after

Description: View of a bathroom in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Cooperative Apartments. Features porcelain bathtub, sink, and toilet.

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...


Woman Drying Dishes

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands near a wheeled butler's tray while drying dishes in a kitchen. A sink, table, chair and utensils are behind her.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Argentine film poster. Illustrated image of several people, including three couples, about to walk through a door. On the other side of the door are drinks...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A construction worker sits on a wooden beam near a fence and eats his lunch. Behind him is the construction site with debris.


Paul Koll Farm

Date: 1980-08 

Description: "Making hay on the Paul Koll farm."

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Date: 2003-10-31 

Description: "Keeping our Friday fish fry tradition alive, Heather delivers a Friday meal featuring fish at Mercy Medical Center."


Brand New Oven

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Woman displays a brand new oven/stove.


J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of the photographer J. Robert Taylor sitting at a table smoking a pipe and possibly woodworking.


Woman Carding Wool

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman sits outdoors next to a spinning wheel while carding wool.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Martin H. Meyer's birthplace. Reproduced from a lead pencil sketch made in 1870.

Date: 1957-10-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Vera Schulz, second place winner of the appetizers and snacks category in the second annual Wisconsin State Journal recipe contest.

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