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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...

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Doing Dishes

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman washing dishes outdoors in a washtub.

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"Jewel" Stove

Date: 1927-08 

Description: "Jewel" brand stove inside a farmhouse kitchen. The original caption reads, "Stove for patch work in making faked pictures."

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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1926 

Description: The dining room at the lodge with a view of the Wisconsin River. The tables are set with white tablecloths, sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.

Date: 1924 

Description: Groups of children seated at tables for a Saturday morning sewing group at Neighborhood House, with a woman helping the children at each table. One boy is...

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Richard T. Ely Home

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 &...

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Baking Contest

Date: 1926 

Description: Entries in the Lewis Baking Contest. Seven tables full of plates of desserts are displayed in a large room.

Date: 1921 

Description: Three men sitting on the ground next to a horse-drawn wagon are having lunch. Two of them have jugs; one is holding a cup. All three are wearing work cloth...

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Farm Couple

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Farm couple seated together outdoors on the lawn, his arm around her shoulders.

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman moving a box full of firewood from the corner of the kitchen on the E.A. Bancroft farm. A woodstove is on the right.

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Laundry Line

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: International Harvester poster advertising home canning and offering free books. The sign reads, "Canning Means Saving, Saving Means Money. Ask Your Wife,...

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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...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Woman dumping wash water from a metal wash basin on the back step of her farmhouse.

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Woman in Cellar

Date: 1921 ca.

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

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Woman with Bathtub

Date: 1923-10 

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

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Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron uses an "Easy Model H" wringer washing machine made by the Syracuse Washer Corporation.

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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