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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men are harvesting corn in a field. One of them is operating a horse-drawn corn binder. In the background a woman stands holding a child in the doorw...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.

Date: 1944-11-07 

Description: Isomel Billings is using an old-fashioned broom, Lietzel Pelican and Patricia Cirves are operating a sausage grinder. The women are University of Wisconsin...


Milking the Cows

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.


Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Portrait of Gayle Grelle Cody in the living room of her home, seated next to a bookcase that cost two dollars to make. It is made of pine boards and beer c...


Victim of Recession

Date: 1958-03-02 

Description: Unidentified young woman in home with small children. Annotated on back: “Victim of recession, Mar. 2, 1958.”

Date: 2005-02-25 

Description: "Connie waited on us at Lucky's in Fond du Lac." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden, Shirley Widmer, and Connie.


Woman Ironing

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman ironing cloth with old-fashioned heated iron. Behind her is a sink.

Date: 1930 

Description: Female cafeteria workers stand behind a counter lined with sandwiches, pies, and coffee cups at International Harvester's Hamilton Works factory.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Students at the New Fane school pose in the classroom during lunch time. Some of the children hold cookies or sandwiches. On several of the desks there are...


School Picnic

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Teacher Marian Violet Metcalf, center, stands among her students as they prepare to roast marshmallows at the school picnic. Picnic baskets and a large mar...


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.

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1953-10-08 

Description: Elizabeth (Mrs. Howard C.) Miller and her daughter Ethel model dresses sewn by Elizabeth. The photograph was taken to accompany a Wisconsin State Journal a...


Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Date: 1946 

Description: Portrait of Holocaust survivor Fred Platner (left) seated at a table with his cousin, Heini Petzenbaum (center), and his brother, Isidor (right); Hannover,...

Date: 1948-01-10 

Description: Helen Johnson, tailoring instructor, and Mrs. Edwin (Gertrude) Johnson, student, at Madison Vocational and Adult Education School, 211-213 North Carroll St...


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: Doctor Lawrence V. Littig cooks a steak on a grill while his wife Sally and seven-year-old son Norman look on.

Date: 1960-09-17 

Description: Eleanor Nerdrum (left), is hostess for a tea, the first invitational social event sponsored by the Women's Architectural League of Madison. She is shown wi...


Canning Equipment

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.

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