Date: 1954-10-14 

Description: Four people demonstrate how old oil drums cut in half can be used to wash dishes as part of an emergency mass feeding demonstration and course of instructi...


Baking Contest

Date: 1926 

Description: Entries in the Lewis Baking Contest. Seven tables full of plates of desserts are displayed in a large room.


Description: Window display of honey and bee products. Decorative bee skep, hive boxes, comb honey, candles, two observation hive frames of bees, photographs, and small...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that serves as their home. There is a washtub and washboard in the foreground and laundry hangs...

The Lloyd Jones Family Album

Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.


Victim of Recession

Date: 1958-03-02 

Description: Unidentified young woman in home with small children. Annotated on back: “Victim of recession, Mar. 2, 1958.”


School Picnic

Date: 1931-05-14 

Description: Students from the Eagle Corners School, District No. 3, Township of Eagle, roast marshmallows over a fire at Barett's Hill (spelled Barrett's on the revers...


Campfire Cooking

Date: 1910 after

Description: Franklin E. Bump, brother-in-law of Dr. Smith, and one of his children cooking on a fire pit in front of their campsite. The campsite is situated in the wo...

Date: 1959-07-27 

Description: Miss Loreen Jacobson, home economics director of the Wisconsin Power and Light Company, performs a test of a casserole entered in the annual Wisconsin Stat...

Date: 1903-07 

Description: Mary Krueger knitting in a rocking chair in the yard while her grandchildren sit on the ground beside her. Jennie Krueger sits to her right, holding the re...

Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: Awaiting cookie judging results at the 1959 Dane County Junior Fair are shown (left to right) Eileen Birkinbine, Nancy Birkinbine, Jo Ann Lothe, and Jane W...

Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: The 1959 Dane County Junior Fair home economics building is the center for 1,000s of entries made by girls of Dane County in the clothing and food categori...

Date: 1930 

Description: Man cooking over a camp fireplace in a wooded area.

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Front cover, frontispiece photograph, and page from a publication of the State Board of Health, with half silhouette views of three seated children with mi...

Date: 1919 

Description: Posed outdoor group portrait, with cooks, at a policemen's picnic or barbecue.

Date: 1950 

Description: People gather around a table of food for the First Unitarian Society's "Work Day". The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and some of the construc...

Date: 1901-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...


Child in High Chair

Date: 1926 

Description: Child sitting in a high chair drinking tomato juice from a mug. The child is wearing a bib with a rabbit stitched on the front.


Two Men Picnicking

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men at a picnic spread on the grass.

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