Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Woman sitting and preparing string beans for canning.


Twin Calves

Date: 1906-04 

Description: Edgar Krueger with twin calves wearing small ox collar.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Benedict Goldenberger family enjoying a wurst roast in the Madison vicinity. Goldenberger was a cooper and vinegar-maker.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Female students in a home economics cooking class at the School of Agriculture in "Olds Alta.", Canada.

Date: 1934-08-17 

Description: Carol Skuldt sits outdoors on a stoop with bandaged burned feet from a brush fire. She is holding a food item.

Date: 1984-11-08 

Description: Students prepare a curried beef dinner in a Waukesha County Technical Institute cooking class led by Juanita Decker (right, in chef's hat).

Date: 1990-08 

Description: Grilling burgers and corn on the cob, all washed down with beer... a typical menu for a Wisconsin political fundraiser. This event was for State Senator Ru...

Date: 1913 

Description: An intersection with townhouse on the left and a hotel on the right. There is a group of people on the porch of the townhouse and a horse and carriage park...


Woman Cooking

Date: 1919-11 

Description: Mrs. Irving Bielby places a roast on a plate after cooking it in a pressure kettle at the Babcock farm.

Date: 1970-11-27 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Green Lantern Eating Cooperative on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In addition to being an eating cooperative, The Gree...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: From left to right, J.L. McCaffrey, President of International Harvester; Anita McCormick Blaine; Fowler McCormick, Chairman of the Board for International...


New Teachers

Date: 1953-09-22 

Description: New home economics teachers at West High School Jeane Schwartz and Patricia Weege (center) are shown with pupils Pamla Wobig (left) and Carla Tande; they a...

Date: 1950-04-20 

Description: Members of Nakoma Girl Scout Troop 107 display their needlework projects. Shown left to right are Katy Grimmer, 4018 Council Crest, holding the mittens an...

Date: 1979 

Description: A waitress serves ham and eggs to Steven O. Kimbrough at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. Chuck Patch, Kimbrough's breakfast companion, has...

Date: 1956 

Description: View of parlor with chairs, fireplaces and other textiles.


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: 1949 

Description: A woman in a long dress, heels, earrings, and a double strand of pearls holds of platter of food in front of an open International Harvester freezer.


Batzler Farm

Date: 1983-08 

Description: "Threshing on the Batzler farm."

Date: 1955-03-21 

Description: Pat Farrell, with a broken right leg, polishes silver while confined to the house she shares with three other young women at 2253 Rugby Row.

Date: 1946-01-10 

Description: Basement of Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig with displays of glassware and gifts on new counters and glass shelves. A corner of an office is in the view.

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