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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...

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Community Dinner

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of farmers gathers in a rural church for a community dinner.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A metal sanitary garbage pail attaches underneath the kitchen sink and pipes at the farmhouse of Miss Lella Gaddis.

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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: 1929 ca.

Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...

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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.

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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 &...

Date: 1928 

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

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Making Coffee

Date: 1925-11-16 

Description: Abelessa, Chapuis and De Prorok make coffee.

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Woman Making Cheese

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron and a hairnet stands near a counter while using a hoop strainer to make cheese(?). She uses another metal utensil to press whey fr...

Date: 1923-05 

Description: Miss Neary drawing a bucket of water from a well next to a farm house. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...

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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...

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Living Room

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The living room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese, with a fire in the fireplace. There is a spinning wheel near the hearth and bookcase...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman preparing splints for basket making. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the fi...

Date: 1926-07-23 ca.

Description: Farm family seated at table eating a meal at the Harvester Farm. Original caption reads: "Comparison picture to show close-up of canned foods served."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior of the United States General Hospital No. 7, as designated by the surgeon-general in 1918. Intended for returning soldiers' physical reconstructio...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A table with built-in cabinets and shelf space stands in the middle of a farmhouse kitchen, next to a wooden chair to the left and a stove and ovens to the...

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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.

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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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mrs. John Bowers removes a plate of food from the dumbwaiter in her Benton County farmhouse.

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