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Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...
Description: Waitresses Carlene, Laura, and Corey, pose for a photograph at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. To the left, Steve Kimbrough, seated with h...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Woman ironing cloth with old-fashioned heated iron. Behind her is a sink.
Description: Four women sewing a 'sleeping garment' at the Blessed Martin House, 746 West Washington Avenue, an interracial and interfaith center sponsored by Madison C...
Date: 1948-05-14 before
Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns sitti...
Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
Date: 1999-08-31 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson folding a kringle. This image appeared in The Chippewa Herald on August 31, 1999. The caption read: "Darleen Tenne...
Description: Advertising catalog for International Harvester cultivators. Features an illustration of a woman feeding birds.
Description: Mrs. Granere starting a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.
Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.
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...
Description: Ralph Widmer and Helen Bodden cut their wedding cake.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Slightly elevated view of six women wearing aprons learning domestic skills in a kitchen classroom. Two women on the left stand at a sink washing dishes, t...
Description: Interior portrait of a farmer and his wife sitting on chairs and eating off paper plates in their laps. There are containers of "Meadow Gold" on their plat...
Description: Mrs. Granere using a Maytag wringer and two metal rinsing buckets to wash clothing on the International Harvester demonstration farm.
Description: Mrs. Floyd French of Newton, Iowa feeds two orphaned lambs using beer or soda bottles. A Farmall tractor is in the background. According to the original ca...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Parade float on which ten women are standing, some posing with knitting needles or behind a sewing machine. Two men and one woman are standing on the groun...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A young child examines a children's book with her grandmother.
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