Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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...
Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.
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...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.
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...
Description: Unidentified young woman in home with small children. Annotated on back: “Victim of recession, Mar. 2, 1958.”
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.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Woman ironing cloth with old-fashioned heated iron. Behind her is a sink.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.
Description: Portrait of Holocaust survivor Fred Platner (left) seated at a table with his cousin, Heini Petzenbaum (center), and his brother, Isidor (right); Hannover,...
Description: Helen Johnson, tailoring instructor, and Mrs. Edwin (Gertrude) Johnson, student, at Madison Vocational and Adult Education School, 211-213 North Carroll St...
Description: Doctor Lawrence V. Littig cooks a steak on a grill while his wife Sally and seven-year-old son Norman look on.
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...
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.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706