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Kitchen Interior

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a kitchen showing sink, stove, counter, and shelves. Apparently to demonstrate effective kitchen organization.

Date: 1949-06-21 

Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Robert Thompson, age 6, with harvested peas.

Date: 1943 

Description: Elevated view of a woman cutting string beans at a kitchen counter. A pot on a stovetop and a sink are in the background.


Crochet Club

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at the Roxy Grill.

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...


Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...

Date: 2001-06-01 

Description: "Our waitress at the Break-A-Way was Lu Ann. Although the fish were very good, we waited over an hour for our food, probably the slowest service we have ex...


Child Workers


Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: A young woman serving as the photographer's assistant is standing beside a woman sitting in a chair wearing a hat, and a Farm and Home Week name tag. She i...

Date: 1958-10-27 

Description: The Wisconsin State Journal has a new cookbook classification for teenagers. Beth Kube, a seventh grade student from Lake Mills, has the distinction of bei...


Woman Spinning

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman uses a spinning wheel outdoors while a barefoot girl stands on a porch behind her. Published by Jos. Milner & Son.


Description: Letterhead of M. Quinn, "Dealer in Pine Lands," with two men in front of a tent at a campsite, one of whom is cooking over a campfire and the other is sitt...

Date: 1907 

Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.


Spring Cleaning

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman dust mops the floor while listening to a radiophone that is perched on the window sill.


River Drivers Lunch

Date:  date unknown

Description: Log driving crew sitting down for lunch on the bank of a river (probably the Trap River or Rib River). There is a batteau at the water's edge, and one man...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Benedict Goldenberger family enjoying a wurst roast in the Madison vicinity. Goldenberger was a cooper and vinegar-maker.

Date: 1910-09-28 

Description: Two men loading manure into a horse-drawn manure spreader.

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

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