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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Group of girls making baskets, as an older girl or woman demonstrates a technique. Neighborhood House sponsored many groups and activities, such as basketr...

Date: 1951-02-20 

Description: Four men complete woodworking tasks at Neighborhood House, the oldest community center in Madison. It was established in 1916.


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...


Table Etiquette

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two girls sit at a table outdoors while a boy offers them sandwiches from a plate during an etiquette lesson.

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A view of the southeast corner of the dining room in the main house at Black Point, showing a china cabinet and tea table. The cabinet holds pieces of Cath...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Interior bedroom in the Winfield Martin house, 2906 Lakeland Avenue. Built as a carriage house for James and Minnie Corry, in 1911, it was remodeled as a r...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. Visiting businessmen share a meal with the log drivers who are sitting and...

Date: 1957-01-22 

Description: Mrs. Robert J. (Gladys) Murphy of 405 Eugenia Avenue is one of many women enrolled in the tailoring class of Mrs. Helen John, at the Madison Vocational and...

Date: 1926-07 

Description: Woman in a kitchen dipping freshly canned corn into pot. Original caption reads, "canning corn. Putting cans in pressure kettle for cooking." The photo was...


Candy Making

Date: 1934-10-13 

Description: John Karch stirs a hot pot of candy syrup on a stove while trays of finished candy cool on the table.

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1999-04-16 

Description: "Our waitress at Rolling Meadows Family Restaurant, Sharon McKee, informs us that she is planning an August 21st wedding." From left to right; Shirley Widm...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Men load hay into a barn with the help of an International 15-30 tractor. In the foreground a man stands near the tractor.

Date: 1949-02-06 

Description: Shown at the Madison Art Association tea, at the Madison Free Library, are from left to right: Mrs. Raymond (Dorothy) Koltes, Mrs. James (Margaret) Watrous...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The bedroom in the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restorati...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors eating at long tables under the pines at a U.S. Naval Training Camp. Decorative flags wave above them.

Date: 1913 

Description: 1913 Sears Roebuck catalog page of woman with "Wizard" washing machine.

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.

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