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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron washes her hands in a metal bucket set on a table on a farmhouse porch. Multiple metal pails with handles and a milk pail...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering engines. Includes photographic illustrations of an engine powering a water pump, washing machine, and cement mixer...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Miss Zearing uses a grinder to make bread crumbs inside a farmhouse kitchen.

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Miss Marilla Zearling demonstrates a bread-making technique to members of the Baker's Dozen Bread Club.

Photograph

Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

Photograph

Woman Vacuuming Rug

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Woman vacuuming rug with a "Vacuette" sweeper in a farmhouse living room.

Photograph

Porch in the Woods

Date: 1921 

Description: The porch of the Hotz cottage at Europe Lake, furnished with a rustic table, chairs and benches; the table has been set for a meal. The cottage and porch a...

Photograph

Laundry Line

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Clothing hangs on a clothesline strung between a farmhouse and two small farm buildings. Corn and other crops are planted around the farmhouse.

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Woman steaming spinach in a hot-water bath on a Coleman Pressure Range at the Harvester Farm. The photo is part of a series illustrating canning methods.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere uses a Maytag wringer and two metal rinsing buckets to wash clothing on the International Harvester demonstration farm.

Date: 1929-01-18 

Description: A woman demonstrates how to use a Hankscraft egg cooker in a mock Easter display window with Easter bunnies and Easter eggs.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Mrs. John Endres feeding the chickens in the farmyard with her dog.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Photograph

Medicine Cabinet

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: View of an opened medicine cabinet above a sink at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Photograph

Family Eating Meal

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A family with three children sits around a dining table while eating a meal. The walls of the dining room are covered with wallpaper and decorated with a f...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian camp with woman seated on the ground making fry bread. There is a kettle over the fire, with a tripod holding a pot for cookin...

Photograph

Refuse Pile

Date: 1926-03 

Description: A refuse pile consisting of glass, a broken basket, bottles, cans, and other items behind a farmhouse. A crumbling foundation can be seen in the background...

Photograph

Potato Ricer

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman uses a potato ricer in a farmhouse kitchen.

Photograph

Woman Canning Jelly

Date: 1926 

Description: Woman working in kitchen straining jelly bags over pot in preparation for canning. The photograph was taken at an "IHC Farm," probably in Hinsdale, Illinoi...

Date: 1923-04 

Description: Woman carrying a bucket of water back to her farmhouse in winter.

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