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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.

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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.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A woman using a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to pump water into a metal bucket outside a building at International Harvester's Hinsdale experime...

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: Woman in kitchen demonstrating the canning process. Original caption reads, "pail and wire rack for cold pack canning." The photo was taken at Harvester Fa...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of men and women sit on the ground as they enjoy a picnic, eating and drinking. A dog is lying on the picnic blanket. An automobile with a flag mou...

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: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for International engines. Includes illustrations of the engines' farm uses, including pumping water, washing clothes, and operating a c...

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Two young children are feeding a flock of chickens in an open field. Trees are in the background.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Woman cleaning kerosene lamps on the front porch(?) of her house.

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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Staircase Danger

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A girl holding a long coat or blanket, a broom, and a dustpan while descending a flight of stairs at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Photograph

Engine-Powered Saw

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A man wearing overalls and a cap is using a saw powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to cut wood on International Harvester's Hinsdale expe...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. Betz ironing a skirt on a wall-mounted foldout ironing board. A radiator is along the wall near a sink, and a wooden chair is on the right.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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

Photograph

Canning Chicken

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden uses a pair of tongs to remove a can of chicken from a metal container on Holden Poultry Farm.

Date: 1926-07 

Description: Woman in a kitchen dipping freshly canned corn into pot. Original caption reads, "canning corn. Putting cans in pressure kettle for cooking." Taken at Harv...

Photograph

Doing Dishes

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman washing dishes outdoors in a washtub.

Date: 1923-05 

Description: Mrs. Eshe demonstrating the washing of laundry with a washboard, ringer and tub in front of a farm house. The original caption reads: "Washing with no impr...

Date: 1926-07-23 ca.

Description: Fake boiler showing glass jars for canning. Original caption reads: "Draw line to show water line when canning with hot water." This photograph was taken a...

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