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Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a family posing near their farmhouse and animals. One woman rides a horse-drawn Bain-Wagon, from Bain works, established in 1882. A man stands in...


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.


Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...

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...


Restaurant Bar

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six men standing in a dining room with a bar. Two of the men are bartenders, one of whom is pouring a drink. Three men dressed in suits are leaning against...

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....


Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...

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: 2010-02-12 

Description: "Tess was our waitress at the Milwaukee Ale House. Kay, Carly and Parker Hren and Ethan Casper were our guests."

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: 2007-08-24 

Description: "Christine (left) was our waitress at Bilda's Friess Lake Pub, Hubertus." Pictured from left to right; Christine, Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ki...

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the home of Albert Marx.

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: 1897 

Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...

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.

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