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Date: 1923 

Description: A woman moves a box full of firewood from the corner of the kitchen on the E.A. Bancroft farm. A stove stands to the right.

Photograph

Canning Peaches

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: A woman preparing peaches for canning. She appears to be shaking her finger at a young boy as he reaches for a peach. This scene occurred on the Harvester...

Date: 1923 

Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.

Date: 1926-07 

Description: A woman and a girl sit at a table, husking and silking corn at the Harvester Farm. The photo is one of a series illustrating canning methods.

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...

Photograph

Woman Canning

Date: 1926 

Description: A woman wearing an apron removes a wire rack filled with glass canning jars from a boiler on a Coleman Pressure Range on International Harvester's Hinsdale...

Photograph

Nellie Kedzie Jones

Date: 1920 

Description: Audience surrounding Nellie Kedzie Jones on the Agricultural Extension Home Economics circuit in Northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1925 

Description: Two women working at P.G. Holden's Farm canning chicken. On the table there is canning equipment, chicken, and open cans.

Photograph

Bake Oven

Date: 1925-08-24 

Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."

Date: 1927 

Description: H.L. Mencken sits at the breakfast table reading the newspaper and dining on toast and a goblet of beer. He autographed the photograph with "Breakfast in t...

Date: 1922 

Description: Dressmaking instruction outdoors, with one woman serving as a model.

Photograph

Woman in Cellar

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands in a cellar while taking potatoes out of a basket for storage on a shelf. Shelves on the wall behind her hold multiple jars...

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...

Date: 1923 

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...

Date: 1926-07-19 

Description: A woman and a girl stand in a kitchen. They are in the process of canning corn at the Harvester Farm, and are removing cans from the cooker and allowing th...

Photograph

Cellar Entrance

Date: 1923 

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...

Photograph

Girl Near Farmhouse

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A girl wearing a dress and "Mary-Jane" shoes walks across the cement stair landing of the farmhouse entrance at International Harvester's demonstration far...

Photograph

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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of girls wearing full-length aprons use manual hand-mixers to beat the contents of bowls in a domestic economy (home economics) class. The tables a...

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