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Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View from end of picnic table of five women and two men standing and sitting during a picnic in the middle of a woods. Plates, cups, thermoses, and various...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children sit around tables at the Second Grade Normal School. The room is decorated with flowers and American flags.

Date: 1959-12-22 

Description: Five members of the Salvation Army advisory board with baskets of food collected for needy families. Left to right are W. B. Miller, E. J. Kallerang, Herbe...

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Margaret Klipstein bakes many cookies for her family. Part of the photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Recipe Contest.

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Austin Thorson, winner of a $100 prize in a Lipton Tea Co. jingle contest, also won $1,200 worth of groceries from the Kroger Co. by writing the address of...


Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of the bedroom in which Abraham Lincoln stayed in 1859.

Date: 1949-10-04 

Description: Nell V. Nichols,left, field editor for "Woman's Home Companion" magazine, and Mrs. Andrew (Bess) Hopkins, Shorewood, sit side by side on a couch. Mrs. Nich...

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertisement for a washer wringer from the 1913 Sears Catalog.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Window display in an unknown storefront featuring American flags, and silhouettes of Uncle Sam and Kaiser Wilhelm II and asking the question "Are you eatin...


School Picnic

Date: 1931-05-14 

Description: Students from the Eagle Corners School, District No. 3, Township of Eagle, roast marshmallows over a fire at Barett's Hill (spelled Barrett's on the revers...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small girl uses a Mogul Junior 1 HP stationary engine to power a washing machine located on the porch of a house. There is a cream separator on the left.

Date: 1923-07 

Description: A broom, dustpan, and a duster hang in a cleaning supply closet at the top of a staircase in the house of Adolph Betz.

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Cover of manuscript keepsake souvenir scrapbook titled "Country Life at Syene."

Date: 1952-02-26 

Description: Lou Doriag tries on her costume for Marilou Durkin. Lou Doriag plays Celia in "As You Like It" in a Madison Theater Guild production.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Men baling hay with engine powered hay press.

Date: 1948-11-14 

Description: Madison Legion Auxiliary tea at the American Legion clubhouse, 110 West Wilson Street. At the serving table are, left to right: Mrs Oscar (Louise) Onsgard,...

Date: 1962-12-02 

Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing an apron pours oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Intern...

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