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Photograph

Alice Jackson

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice F. Jackson of Madison, sitting in a chair and crocheting.

Date: 1961-11-20 

Description: Mrs. C. J. (Kath) Key, 423 North Carroll Street, left, and Mrs. Olive, MacKay, 2115 Madison Street, hand-crafted Christmas trees at the Harvest Festival at...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

Photograph

Young Housewife

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Young housewife wearing apron, leaning forward and looking down. Photograph for the extension project of the International Harvester Co. of Chicago.

Date: 1950-10-31 

Description: Mrs. George M. (Mary) Extrom of 2121 Fox Avenue served as chairman of the Zor Shriners' sewing project that raises funds for the Shriners' nursing hopsital...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Leonore Judkins Middleton shows a book to three young Japanese men. An iron kettle sits on a stove in the background.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman pretends to pour kerosene on a hot stove as part of an International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department campaign to make families aware of...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Photograph

Viennese Coffee

Date: 1935 

Description: Irene Steinkopf, wife of Associated Press foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf and a former Milwaukee journalist, tastes her first Viennese coffee with...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Photograph

Women Sewing

Date: 1951-01-18 

Description: A group of six women sit around a table while sewing.

Date: 1923-05 

Description: Miss Neary drawing a bucket of water from a well next to a farmhouse. The original caption reads: "Drawing water from well. Miss Neary posing. Mr. Hyde pho...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Early 1930s laundry group that helped staff members. Dorothy Carlson at right.

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1963-10-13 

Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.

Date: 1917 

Description: Bob Hildreth (a sculptor played by Frank Mayo) has designs on his student Lois Page (played by Ethel Clayton) in this scene still from "Easy Money."

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: University of Wisconsin home economics student Mrs. Hazel (Jobelle) Shands, Eagles Heights, researching ways to protect home-rendered lard from going ranci...

Photograph

Parching Wild Rice

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A Chippewa woman parching wild rice in Lac Vieux Desert. Lac Vieux Desert is a 4200 acre Michigan-Wisconsin boundary water in Vilas County.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Loretta Falci (Lorenzina Fiocco Falci), an Italian woman, preparing sarsa, tomato paste on boards on the porch of her home, 622 Milton Street. Milton Stre...

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...

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