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Description: Customers sit at the lunch counter of an unidentified Rennebohm's Drug Store restaurant. The camera angle permits a view of the back of the counter, and th...
Description: "Eve, is our waitress at Jeff's on Rugby in Oshkosh." Note the book at the head of the table. It is volume C of the fish fry collection.
Description: "Matt Straveler is our waiter at Cunningham's Feed Mill. They only serve Cod which is $5.50 per plate."
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Woman in a kitchen using a Burpee bean cutter to slice green beans before canning. The photo was taken at "Harvester Farm."
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron uses an "Easy Model H" wringer washing machine made by the Syracuse Washer Corporation.
Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (left) at a convention in Wausau sponsored by the National Association of Civil Employees. Although undated, the pho...
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
Description: Rosamond Doran, 4117 Yuma Drive, frosts a loaf of Christmas bread in her kitchen.
Description: Some unidentified people plucking chicken feathers at an unidentified location.
Description: Four University of Wisconsin home economics students taste testing food samples in a home economics laboratory. Left to right: Louise Page, Payson, Utah; M...
Date: date unknown
Description: View from across a room of a home economics class at Martha Berry Girls' School, established in 1909. Women gather around an area enclosed by tables and o...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: A woman standing on the back porch of a home uses a Mogul stationary engine to power a washing machine.
Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a woman using a sewing machine to sew a large piece of cloth patterned with four-leaf clovers. Anot...
Description: View of a woman kneeling and grinding corn by hand with the traditional mortar and pestle, the mano and metate. In the background a child is partially vis...
Description: Students prepare a curried beef dinner in a Waukesha County Technical Institute cooking class led by Juanita Decker (right, in chef's hat).
Description: Memohead of the Bacon Ironing Board Company of Antigo, Wisconsin, with an illustration of a woman wearing a long dress with billowy sleeves and a lace-trim...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Description: Miss Larson uses a pressure kettle to cook on a wood-burning stove in a farmhouse kitchen.
Description: A woman wearing an apron prepares a hazelnut torte from a prized recipe.
Description: Group of girls in a summer sewing group at Neighborhood House, posing in their finery with Gay Braxton (back row, center, under ceiling lamp), head residen...
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