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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...
Description: A woman wearing an apron and holding a bowl climbs up the stairs from a cellar bulkhead on the side of a farmhouse. A bell on a wooden pole stands next to...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of the Richard T. Ely home at 205 North Prospect Street. This house was designed by the Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost and built by Richard &...
Description: "Jewel" brand stove inside a farmhouse kitchen. The original caption reads, "Stove for patch work in making faked pictures."
Description: Group of ladies at an outdoor tea during "homecoming." Behind the woman on the left is a large spinning wheel. An American Flag is standing on the lawn in...
Description: Rags, discarded shoes, empty bottles and food cans litter the space surrounding a rear entrance to a farmhouse.
Description: A woman, possibly Anna Neary, gathers pieces of chopped wood in her arms as she kneels near a wood pile on the A.E. Bancroft farm.
Description: Mrs. Jake George stands on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.
Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...
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: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.
Description: Miss Marilla Zearling demonstrates a bread-making technique to members of the Baker's Dozen Bread Club.
Description: The campsites among the trees and tall grass at Riverview Campground. A few tents are set up, and a group of guests are around a picnic table.
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Woman ironing cloth with old-fashioned heated iron. Behind her is a sink.
Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.
Description: Two men are unloading silage from a wagon into a silo filler on the farm of Adolph Eichherst. The silo filler is hooked up to a belt for power. Original ca...
Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.
Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushes a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: A woman wearing a fringed shawl in the doorway of a barn holding a basket of eggs.
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