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Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An unidentified woman standing near a shed is feeding chickens and geese in the barnyard.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Robert Neal baking Cornish pasty at Pendarvis.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Clothing hanging on a clothesline strung between a farmhouse and two small farm buildings. Corn and other crops are planted around the farmhouse.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: 100-year-old woman, a resident of Muscoda, Wis., sitting at a table, stirring a cup of coffee (?). Newsphoto for the Wisconsin State Journal.
Description: Nancy Rieter and Dianne Blanchard, students in the 8th grade home economics class at West Junior High School, mix cookie batter. The class baked several th...
Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a woman standing over a table, pinning a sewing pattern piece to cloth. An ironing board and bookca...
Description: Robert Neal serving Cornish pasty at Pendarvis.
Description: A woman wearing a bonnet and apron kneeling in a field to milk a cow.
Description: An assortment of kitchen pots, pans, and utensils spread out on a checkered tablecloth.
Description: Mrs. L.A. Hawkins skims cream from a bowl in a basement using an "old-fashioned" tin skimmer. Shelves of canned goods are in the background.
Description: Portrait of Ella M. Pickford (Mrs. Henry W. Pickford), 201 South Mills Street. Mrs. Pickford, who is 88 years old, does her own housework and despite poor...
Description: Mrs. Harvey (Bonita) Hubanks sits next to a fireplace in the family room adjacent to the kitchen in their home at 4206 Jerome Street in Madison. The kitche...
Description: Staged scene of a woman sewing with a young child attempting to help. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...
Description: The history of tea service was shown by a display of tea pots in the Wisconsin Historical Society Women's Auxiliary exhibit, "Tides of Taste." The image s...
Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. A husband and wife team, Bea and Carson Gu...
Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.
Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...
Description: Group of ladies sitting and standing at an outdoor tea party during "homecoming." There is a large spinning wheel on the lawn behind the group.
Date: 1999 ca.
Description: Indoor plants in the dining room window at the Quinney farm.
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