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First Thanksgiving

Date:  date unknown

Description: Thanksgiving dinner between Native Americans and early Pilgrim settlers in America.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Chinese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

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Description: View of young women learning to operate machines in a shirt and overall factory.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: University of Wisconsin home economics student Mrs. Hazel (Jobelle) Shands, Eagles Heights, researching ways to protect home-rendered lard from going ranci...

Date: 1923-04 

Description: A bundled-up woman hand pumps water from a well into a pail. The ground is covered with ice and snow. Two cars and a farmhouse appear in the background.

Photograph

Farmer's Museum

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman weaving with a loom as an exhibit at the Farmer's Museum, which opened in 1944. There is another loom behind her.

Date: 1957-02-15 

Description: Anne Pidcoe, teacher, enters an apartment building with an armload of groceries in preparation for a dinner party.

Date: 1967-08-01 

Description: Donald Soehnlein took this photograph while on vacation in the Bitterroot Mountains, near Lola, Montana. It depicts his wife Nina and son James cleaning up...

Date: 1915-02-22 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a me...

Date: 2007-06-15 

Description: "Valerie was our waitress at D'N'D's Country Tap in Dundee." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, unknown, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and the waitress.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Boulogne-sur-mer, France in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Photograph

Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.

Photograph

Madison Picnic

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Description: A Goldenberger Family picnic in the Madison area. The woman on the far right is Olivia Goldenberger, who performed on the operatic stage as Olivia Monona....

Date: 1949 

Description: Woman in an apron and high heels gazing upon a well-stocked International Harvester 8H3 Deluxe refrigerator.

Date: 2003-10-31 

Description: "Keeping our Friday fish fry tradition alive, Heather delivers a Friday meal featuring fish at Mercy Medical Center."

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Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

Historical Object

Camp Craft at Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying scenes of Joy Camps camp craft activities during Beaver Point trip. Includes fires and lashings, campers ea...

Date: 2010-01-29 

Description: "Teri was our waitress at Coaches Corner Touch Down Club, Fond du Lac." From left to right, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Teri...

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