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Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.
Description: Four men complete woodworking tasks at Neighborhood House, the oldest community center in Madison. It was established in 1916.
Description: A hand with a ladle dips into one of two crocks of seafood casserole (wild rice and fish) on a table decorated with place settings and a center piece.
Description: A student chef works in the kitchen of a Milwaukee restaurant with two older chefs as part of his training in a Restaurant and Hotel Cookery program at Mil...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Two men and a woman sit and stand around a table inside the Ridgell Drug Company and ice cream parlor. Several display cases are arranged behind them and...
Description: Mrs. Friede (?) sits in a chair while crocheting a doily.
Description: The dining room at Syd's Resort of the Woods, which shows tables set for a meal. Large picture windows have views of the lake and woods surrounding the res...
Description: A soldier at a base in Panama uses a cleaver to open a can of rhubarb sitting on a counter near a large pot. He is wearing a cap, a sleeveless shirt, and p...
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics students have a tea party.
Description: The dining room for the headquarters detachment of the 310th U.S. Army Engineer Corps while it was deployed to Archangel (Arkhangelsk), Russia. A portrait...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Three women mend and sew articles of clothing in the University of Wisconsin home economics laboratory.
Description: James Shipley pretends to draw while his fellow pretend pupils (left to right) Doris Breunig, Ruth Dahik, and Jackie Reisdorf look on at the Middleton High...
Description: People in line during lunchtime during the District 8 labor institute.
Description: Jean Clausen sits at a table in her kitchen while doing menu planning for her family. Part of photo spread for WSJ's Centennial Cookbook recipe contest.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Children and adults enjoy a picnic in the wooded schoolyard at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Pans of food have been placed on boards supported by...
Description: "At St. Theresa's parish hall our regulars are joined by "Buddy" Ruecker's friend Kitty Rogers & her mother Hilda Deamer (next to Ralph). Lucille Lux is at...
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: Stairway in the Quinney house at 44 University Avenue.
Description: People examining a home economics exhibit at the Farm and Home Week at the University of Wisconsin. From left are Ruth E. Davis, Port Washington; Mrs. Otto...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Two freshly built two-story houses in a clearing with trees. Both have small, covered back patios. There are no driveways or shrubbery in place yet.
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...
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