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Date: 1948 

Description: A female factory worker creates balls of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "This scene shows a battery of balling machin...

Date: 1943-10-20 

Description: Indoor portrait of Betty James, Brisbane, Australia.

Date: 1948-05-18 

Description: Margaret McGuire, winner of the Alice in Dairyland contest at the Schraeder Hotel. She is wearing a light colored, floor length, strapless dress with dark...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth-plate daguerreotype of Clarissa Clark Merwin, sister of Darwin Clark. Seated half figure facing front, torso facing right. She is wearing a white col...

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite quarter-length portrait of Mary Caroline Adams Chapman (Mrs. John E.). She is wearing a necklace, earrings, and a decoration in h...

Date: 1948 

Description: Female factory workers check the weight of bound twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Matching up balls of baler twine to...

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Description: A woman standing over a man who has been tied up and laid across boards resting on two sawhorses. In the background is a telephone on a half wall, and a ta...

Date: 1953-05 ca.

Description: Cedric Belfrage (facing the camera and wearing a tie) talks to the staff of the "National Guardian" about his appearance before the McCarthy Committee at w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting in a chair with a tasseled back. She is wearing a dark-colored dress, lac...

Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk girl posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. Her left hand is resting on a draped chair and she is wearing...

Date: 1860 

Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...

Date: 1920 

Description: Portrait of Anna Chapman Dunn (Mrs. Morrill).

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman in a dress, apron, heels, and earrings leans over an open International Harvester freezer, smiling at a girl. The girl, in a dress, braided pigtail...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Beatrice Orvold, the manager of the Western Union office. Beatrice later married Leon Lamoreux, and they both taught at the U.S. Naval Training School (Rad...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ephraim Burt Trimpey and his wife Alice Kent Trimpey sit in front of their fireplace. The Trimpeys were antique dealers and collectors; Mr. Trimpey was als...

Date: 1916 

Description: Irene Castle in a gauzy tulle and satin dress poses full-length in an air-brushed publicity photograph. The caption printed on the back of the print reads:...

Photograph

James Parkin

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: James Parkin, and a woman in eyeglasses, speak with another woman in a paper gown, apparently a patient.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The interior of an ice cream shop, possibly Farmdale ice Cream Shop. Employees pose behind the long counters in uniform and several customers are seated at...

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