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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...
Description: Ruth Bass, 4216 Mandrake Road, receives a clock radio as a prize in the Christmas outdoor home lighting contest from Lucien G. Schlimgen, Jr., president of...
Description: Kenneth Lemmer Jr., sitting in a high chair, is playing with a Christmas tree ornament. His mother Katherine Lemmer is wrapping Christmas presents at a tab...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...
Description: A woman hangs laundry on a clothesline.
Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with Leon Panetta, Congressman from California and head of the Budget Committee (facing away from the camera...
Description: Jehovah's Witnesses assembly camper doing laundry.
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...
Description: E.W. and Mary Brandel relax together in their home in front of a brick fireplace. They are both wearing eyeglasses; he is reading a newspaper and she is kn...
Description: A class of males at work on kitchen activities.
Date: date unknown
Description: Woman standing in a kitchen rolling dough on a countertop.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Outdoor view of one woman using a loom and another woman preparing fibers for the loom to create siding for housing. This image was taken or purchased by C...
Description: Valera Widener and her children: Norma (on her lap), Franklin (left), and Lyall (right), in Baron Brothers Department Store drinking milk provided by the E...
Description: Tim, 8, and Maureen, 6, listen quietly as their mother, Mrs. Mark Schaefer, reads a bedtime fairy tale at their home on Mineral Point road. Mrs. Schaefer b...
Description: The "old stone barn" built by the Reeds as early settlers, now used by a member of the city police department as a family residence.
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: From left to right, J.L. McCaffrey, President of International Harvester; Anita McCormick Blaine; Fowler McCormick, Chairman of the Board for International...
Description: Jacqueline Morris, Dane County Home Agent, greets new Homemakers Club officers Mrs. Sheldon Yarwood, Mrs. Clayton Monson, and Mrs. George W. Johnson.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: United States Food Administration poster depicting a woman holding a crying infant on her shoulder with one arm, and her other arm around a young girl who...
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics graduate student Louise Page, Payson, Utah, using a meat tenderness machine to test a sample of meat.
Description: "Sarah was our waitress when we visited Tello's in Port Washington." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Sarah."...
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