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Christmas Day

Date: 1917 

Description: A scrapbook page containing three images depicting John A. Commons (presumably) in his World War I uniform, individually and with his parents.

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Woman Spinning Wool

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Woman sitting outdoors at a spinning wheel, turning a large pile of wool in the foreground into yarn.

Date: 1916 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Simon Overby at home in their parlor with books, family portraits, and an organ with sheet music. Mr. Overby sits in a chair with a cane and a...

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertisement for a washer wringer from the 1913 Sears Catalog.

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Man on Land Leveler

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Man standing on a grader pulled by a team of mules along a dirt road. Cows, a fence and farm buildings are in the background.

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Roth House

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A wintery view of the E. Roth house on 619 West Doty Street. A colonial style house, with double walk(?) inside. Formerly owned by the Westerfield(?) famil...

Date: 1915-02-12 

Description: Room filled with women, some with children, attending a Farmers' Institute Cooking School class at Spring Valley, Wisconsin. There is a table with ingredie...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton and his future wife, Leonore Judkins, look over a piece of beadwork on a frame.

Date: 1919-08 

Description: Three women tying rope. One woman is sitting on a wooden plank suspended on both ends by rope held by two men standing on top of workbenches. The men and w...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from a street of a man seated on the front porch steps of a house. A picket fence and front walk are in the foreground.

Date: 1917 

Description: World War I cook book featuring recipes low in sugar, wheat, and meat to accommodate wartime needs. Stamped on the front "Dane County Council of Defense, W...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A boy carrying a metal lunch pail walking along a dirt road.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Residential dining room with Christmas decorations and circular table with turkey, set for two places.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home economics students (all women) dressed in aprons, dresses, and hats, stand in rows at counters tending pots at the Winnebago County School of Agricult...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small girl uses a Mogul Junior 1 HP stationary engine to power a washing machine located on the porch of a house. There is a cream separator on the left.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy (possibly father and son) on farmland near a cornfield operating a horse-drawn No. 3 Clover Leaf manure spreader. A barn is in the background.

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Potato Harvest

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of seven people seated in a field and eating raw potatoes. The family dog is also present.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Interior of "Meadow Garden," home of Governor George Wallon. Living room decorated with portraits, paintings, and other ornaments. Tea is set at the table.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Poster featuring a drawing of a woman scraping pits from fruit into a barrel.

Date: 1914-03-25 

Description: Elevated view of a large group of female factory workers sitting at tables in a cafeteria at International Harvester's Osborne Works. The women likely work...

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