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Campsite with Fire

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Man tending to a campfire while a woman prepares a meal on a picnic table by a tent. A car is parked next to the campsite and a dog is sniffing at a tent s...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A slice of frosted cake rests on a plate atop a cloth-covered table, along with a glass, knife, additional plates, and a wrinkled cloth napkin.

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Potato Ricer

Date: 1923-06 

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

Date: 1926-07 ca.

Description: A man wearing a bow tie toasts a piece of bread on an electric griddle with its cord hung on a nail on the wall at International Harvester's Hinsdale exper...

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Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.

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Woman with Bathtub

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A woman wearing a checkered dress turns the faucet on a bathtub at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harvester Farm).

Date: 1926 

Description: The dining room at the Birchcliff Hotel, with tables set for a midday meal.

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Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman uses a dilver (fruit press) to juice fruit into a metal bowl on a tabletop.

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Making Coffee

Date: 1925-11-16 

Description: Abelessa, Chapuis and De Prorok make coffee.

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School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

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Doing Dishes

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman washing dishes outdoors in a washtub.

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Table Etiquette

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two girls sit at a table outdoors while a boy offers them sandwiches from a plate during an etiquette lesson.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Capt...

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Canning Peaches

Date: 1926-07-23 ca.

Description: Woman at the Harvester Farm in the process of canning peaches. She is placing the peaches in a cold dip after scalding.

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Self-Wringing Mop

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Jake George stands on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.

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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923-10-04 

Description: A woman wearing a dress uses an axe to split a log into firewood. A hand-operated washing machine stands in the yard of a farmhouse in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A brother and sister use an Eau Claire steam pressure machine to run their canning business.

Date: 1926-04 

Description: A man burns rubbish close to the house.

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

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