Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.
Description: "Ruth Emery waits on us at the Marshland Cafe. Perch dinners for senior citizens are $7.15." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, Ralph Widme...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...
Date: date unknown
Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long tables with a hanging rack of pots and pans over a long table. Plates are piled up on another...
Description: Virginia Hall displays her angel food cake. Part of photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Contest.
Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...
Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes standing on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch...
Description: Carl Bowden, chef at Maple Bluff Country Club, preparing steaks for a dinner for Big Nine officials.
Description: A woman and a man in a kitchen canning beans. The woman is scooping beans from a large pot with a ladle into cans, while the man uses a tabletop hand crank...
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Original caption notes: "Scenes from camp craft activities during 1940..." (the remainder of t...
Description: Four members of the Philharmonic Chorus at a picnic table at their annual picnic. Shown left to right are: Mrs. Ruth (Robert M.) Foster, Mrs. Catherine Mc...
Description: Postcard menu from the Northern Pacific railroad line, with a plate filled with a steaming stack of pancakes topped with sausage links, a domed cover, a di...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Mrs. John Endres feeding the chickens in the farmyard with her dog.
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Leonore Judkins Middleton shows a book to three young Japanese men. An iron kettle sits on a stove in the background.
Description: T.L. Graham is shown preparing strawberries for a dessert served with sour cream and a topping of brown sugar.
Description: View of living room in Jethro Coffin home. Jethro Coffin was a blacksmith and the grandson of one of the island's first white settlers, Tristam Coffin. Bui...
Description: Two sisters from Mauston, Mrs. Thomas Shelton, left, and Mrs. William T. Walsh, consult a program for the annual University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week...
Description: The family of H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett, pose formally in and around a car parked in front of their house.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The dining room in the Cornish Pendarvis home.
Description: Smokey Bear cub drinking from a bottle offered by a New Mexico Game Warden, possibly his handler, Homer C. Pickens.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706