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Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

Date: 1961-05 

Description: A young vendor stands with a large plate of food on his head and a satchel around his neck at the runway of the Luang Prabang Airport, Laos. There is a sil...

Date: 1999-06-18 

Description: "At the Goose Shot in Waupun, Sandy Nummerdor and Bette Mocco take an intense interest in our Fish Fry pictures. We enjoy their food."


Description: Bea and Carson Gulley Christmas card promoting their catering service. Text on the card says, "A Blessed Christmas".



Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Stairway in the Quinney house at 44 University Avenue.


Woman Rolls Dough

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman in a kitchen rolling dough on a countertop.


Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

Date: 1947-01-14 

Description: Group portrait of Madison Theater Guild members working on costumes for their production of "Alice in Wonderland". Left to right: Carrie Rasmussen, 916 Con...

Date: 2004 

Description: Andy and Karen Schnitzler and "Ruffy" pose in their Community Center. The Schnitzlers purchased the farm in 1980 and began the center in 1988.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a wooden house, with a family, including a man, woman, dog and child on the porch. The woman is using a sewing machine near the open front...

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Elizabeth and Joseph Werner's family sit at the dinner table. Seated to the right of Elizabeth Werner are Philip and David. Seated to the right of Joseph W...


Mayflower Chest

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chest brought to America on the Mayflower. Features a ceramic cup atop it while a walking cane and candle holder sit on the table next to the chest. Publi...


Louise Zieske

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Louise Zieske in her kitchen demonstrating how to make her cheese-rice casserole, which was selected as best of 517 entries in the "Wisconsin State Journal...


Power Sewing Class

Date: 1967-01-16 

Description: Instructor Ida Mussa (left) assists student Victoria Vega in a power sewing class at Milwaukee Vocational School. Vega is sewing an apron on a Singer sewin...

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...

Date: 1945-01-01 

Description: Friends and guests at the Goodland reception including: Mrs. Robert C. Eby, Mrs. M.F. Cooley, Mrs. Paul Irwin, Mrs. Oscar Toebaas, Mrs. Gordon Nelson, Mrs....


Description: Members of the Nguyen family gather around Mary Nguyen as she inhales deeply to blow out candles on her birthday cake. From left to right are: Charlie, Mar...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...

Date: 1960 

Description: A father standing over a pan wearing an apron. He is cooking and smoking a cigar.


Self-Wringing Mop

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Jake George stands on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.

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