Date: 1946-11-06 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...

Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: Mrs. Alvin Derr (left), Marshall, and Mrs. Edner Norland, Belleville, check in 2,098 clothing entries at the Dane County Junior Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman standing near a tree in the yard with a large spinning wheel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and a boy posed holding logging tools and standing in front of tents on the banks of a river, probably just south of Black River Falls. A man...

Date: 1958-12-20 

Description: Mother and children enjoy baking, decorating, and eating Christmas cookies.



Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pots, kitchen utensils, and two irons sit on the stove of a wood-burning oven. A framed painting and a dustpan hang on the wall in the background.


Roadside Picnic

Date: 1917 

Description: Roadside picnic on the way to Waupaca. Mary E. Smith is seated with a friend on a white blanket with thermoses and a picnic basket. In the background the a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Girls serve trays loaded with mugs of soup to students seated at desks in a classroom. A chalkboard, portraits of presidents, and an American flag are in t...

Date: 1957-10-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Delores Wengert, first place winner in the leftovers category of the Wisconsin State Journal's second annual recipe contest. Her recipe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in flowered apron, holds a white pot in one hand and a ladle of maple sugar confection in the othe...


Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...


Upham Residence


Description: Interior view of Upham residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of two Pueblo Native American women and a young girl seated and busy with various craft work, including working on a loom.


The Terry Tavern

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the dining room at the Terry Tavern. Waiters and a waitress stand near tables set for dining. Windows line the left wall and a door leads out...

Date: 1920 

Description: Marshall Neilan, the director of Don't Ever Marry (1920), and Marjorie Daw, the female lead. Original caption: "NIX ON THE FANCY FOOD, SAYS MARSHA...


Description: A Ho-Chunk winter lodge frame without skins, cattail matting, or fabric. In the background among trees is another Ho-Chunk lodge, tent, and wooden building...


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: K.P. Buchholtz serves his four children hamburgers cooked on an outdoor grill. They are, from left, Kay, 9; Emily, 7; Paula, 4; and Louis, 3.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ellen Proxmire and an unidentified woman shown in a kitchen cooking.


Drying Rack

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A four-tiered drying rack used to dry fruits and vegetables hangs from the ceiling above a heater in what appears to be a basement or root cellar.

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