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Description: "Hilary was our waitress at The Elias Inn, Watertown."
Description: "Gen was our waitress at TNT Bar and Grill." From left to right; Sandy Miller, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Shirley Widmer, and Gen.
Description: Six women, some wearing aprons, prepare cakes while standing around a high table. Cakes and a stand mixer are visible on the table top. They are at Lakevi...
Description: Kate Schultz is shown with a sport coat she made for her husband from fabric that she wove. She also hooked the rug at her feet, upholstered the chair she...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three women from Burmah in "native" Burmese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
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...
Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: United States Food Administration poster showing a woman holding a crying infant, with her arm around a young girl with her hand out as though begging. Oth...
Description: A woman stands by a cooler with a beer bottle in her hand at Reed's Cafe near a stove and countertop. Original caption states: "McCormick-Deering 6 can mil...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: View from end of picnic table of five women and two men standing and sitting during a picnic in the middle of a woods. Plates, cups, thermoses, and various...
Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Nell V. Nichols,left, field editor for "Woman's Home Companion" magazine, and Mrs. Andrew (Bess) Hopkins, Shorewood, sit side by side on a couch. Mrs. Nich...
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.
Date: date unknown
Description: Illustration of a Javanese woman sewing at a Singer Sewing machine while a Javanese man looks on.
Description: "Breanna joined Shirley when we visited JD's Fieldhouse in Caledonia."
Description: "Victoria, the owner, was our waitress at Victoria's Cornerstone Inn, Kewaskum." From left to right; Victoria, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Shirley Widmer.
Description: Madison Legion Auxiliary tea at the American Legion clubhouse, 110 West Wilson Street. At the serving table are, left to right: Mrs Oscar (Louise) Onsgard,...
Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...
Description: A woman wearing an apron pours oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Intern...
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