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Date: 1936-05-31 

Description: Group portrait of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority members standing around banquet tables at senior breakfast, 22 Langdon Street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...

Date: 1947-01 

Description: Cover of International Harvester World magazine showing a woman standing next to an International Harvester freezer. International Harvester also ma...


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of the kitchen hearth.


Home Canning

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...

Date: 1900 

Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The dining room for the headquarters detachment of the 310th U.S. Army Engineer Corps while it was deployed to Archangel (Arkhangelsk), Russia. A portrait...


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: An interior view of the dining room. This house was restored and furnished by the Colonial Dames in Wisconsin between 1929-1932 acting under the name of th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

Date: 1926 

Description: The dining room at the Birchcliff Hotel, with tables set for a midday meal.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Three girls serving cups of food and bread to children seated at their desks in a Cook County, District 137 classroom. The activity may have been part of t...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The J. Robert family posed around baby Fred in a high chair with his first birthday cake. Family members are identified from left as Ellen Taylor Higgins,...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The bedroom in the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restorati...


Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Chester L. "Grandpa" Gill cooks for his family at a backyard cookout two months after surgery that required several blood transfusions. Several members of...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children enjoy cold treats while being entertained, as nuns and an adult male look on.

Date: 1962 

Description: Congressman David Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson shake hands as Joan Obey looks on. The occasion was a dinner, and a man and woman sit at a table with foo...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...

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