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Esther A. Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...

Photograph

Lincoln Day Dinner

Date: 1950-02-14 

Description: Two "young" Rebublicans, Dorothea and Lyle Siggilkow, McFarland, are shown enjoying a fried chicken box supper at the Lincoln Day Dinner.

Date: 1949-06-21 

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

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman moves a box full of firewood from the corner of the kitchen on the E.A. Bancroft farm. A stove stands to the right.

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a group of people cooking over an open fire at a campsite. One man is blowing the fire underneath a kettle, while two other men look on. A...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. Betz irons a skirt on a wall-mounted foldout ironing board. A radiator is along the wall near a sink, and wooden chair is on the right.

Date: 1964-05-05 

Description: A woman wearing an apron prepares a hazelnut torte from a prized recipe.

Date: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exhibit poster illustrating a "daily program for boys & girls," including a "cold bath," "clean hand, face, teeth...," an insistence on "ventilation in sch...

Date: 1955-03-21 

Description: Pat Farrell, with a broken right leg, polishes silver while confined to the house she shares with three other young women at 2253 Rugby Row.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three women standing in a row. Two of the women are carrying food in baskets and pottery on their head. They are unclothed above the waist and wearing clot...

Date: 1936 

Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House with a canopy bed set into a dormer with a window. There is a quilt on the bed, a bedside table on the left, and a dresser on th...

Photograph

Woman with Bathtub

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A woman wearing a checkered dress turns the faucet on a bathtub at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harvester Farm).

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Brownie Day Camp

Date: 1949-06-28 

Description: Four girls sit at a picnic table while making stew at Brownie Day Camp at Burrows Park. Left to right: Gloria Brandenstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo B...

Photograph

Men Cutting Wood

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men cutting points on logs for fence posts.

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Silo Fire

Date: 1980-07 

Description: "Theresa firemen respond to a silo fire at the Henning farm on County P."

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The boys' bedroom of the Richard Lloyd Jones residence, 1010 Walker Court (now 1010 Rutledge Court). Several pennants decorate the walls, including those o...

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Emma Ketel Sewing

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Virginia Hall displays her angel food cake. Part of photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Contest.

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Rennebohm Diners

Date: 1979 

Description: A couple waits for a waitress to take their order at Rennebohm Drug Store No. 19 restaurant, 204 Cottage Grove Road, the present site of the Madison Public...

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