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Date: 1953-06-06 

Description: Carl Sandburg posing with two of the guides at Wade house during his visit to the restored stagecoach inn for its dedication as a historic site. Speaking a...


Description: Ho-Chunk women and men posed sitting in front of and under cloth awnings on blankets with their backs to the camera, probably a powwow. On the blankets are...


Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

Date:  ca.

Description: View down table of people at a large, outdoor dinner party. They are dining near the Blue Mound Church.


Lutefisk Supper

Date: ????-12 date unknown

Description: Several women are served lutefisk at a lutefisk supper at the Dane County Home. There are plates of lefse and dinner rolls on the table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy of the painting, "John Alden and Priscilla." Married in 1623 in Plymouth, the couple sit in a colonial home. Priscilla spins wool on a spinning wheel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated woman peeling potatoes. Two buckets are on the floor in front of her and she is wearing a striped apron.


Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.

Date: 2006-02-17 

Description: "Unfortunately, Barduccio's were not serving fish fry at noon so we had omelet instead. Korin was our waitress."

Date: 1945-01-01 

Description: Friends and guests at the Goodland reception including: Mrs. Robert C. Eby, Mrs. M.F. Cooley, Mrs. Paul Irwin, Mrs. Oscar Toebaas, Mrs. Gordon Nelson, Mrs....

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Date: 2010-01-29 

Description: "Teri was our waitress at Coaches Corner Touch Down Club, Fond du Lac." From left to right, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Teri...

Date: 1948-02-03 

Description: From left to right: Mrs. Charles Dernbach, Almond; Mrs. Walter Kuhrt, Almond; and Mrs. W.M. Erdenberger, Prairie du Chien, at a tea at the executive reside...

Date: 1945-09-27 

Description: Three farm wives taking a break at the terrace plowing demonstration and conservation field day on the Carl Ribbke farm near Ableman. From left are Mrs. Ar...

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Three members of the Homemaker's Chorus who sang during the annual University of Wisconsin's Farm and Home Week. From left to right are Mrs. Henry Peters a...

Date: 1955-09-26 

Description: Bonnie Kienitz and Freda K. Winterble in front of the Petheridge/Isom/Keystone house, built in 1853. The residence, located at 901 University Bay Drive, i...

Date: 1950 

Description: Sue Ann Hackett kneeling and holding a tin cup on an outdoor camping trip. There is a tarp in the foreground with dishes and food containers. Birch trees a...


Home Economics Day

Date: 1957-03-20 

Description: University of Wisconsin home economics graduates on the research staff of Oscar Mayer and Co. Theresa DiPiazza, Lorraine Splies and Donna Otto do research...

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman is stirring a pot on what looks like a new stove. It is a gleaming Acme, from Newark Stove Works. There is a warming closet in the top half. The ca...

Date: 1995-07-29 

Description: At a celebration for the 30th anniversary of Medicare, Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and guests blow out the candles on a cake.

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