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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,...

Photograph

Canning Equipment

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.

Date: 1926 

Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.

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...

Photograph

Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere starts a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.

Photograph

Canning Rack

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Close-up of a woman's hands holding the wire handles of a wooden rack made for holding jars during canning.

Photograph

Stovetop

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pots, kitchen utensils, and two irons sit on the stove of a wood-burning oven. A framed painting and a dustpan hang on the wall in the background.

Photograph

Making Coffee

Date: 1925-11-16 

Description: Abelessa, Chapuis and De Prorok make coffee.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere uses a washing machine powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harvester...

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: 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...

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: 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: 1920 

Description: Marshall Neilan, the director of Don't Ever Marry (1920), and Marjorie Daw, the female lead. Original caption: "NIX ON THE FANCY FOOD, SAYS MARSHA...

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." The photo was...

Photograph

Woman at Sink

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman fills a bucket with water from an indoor well pump while standing at a kitchen sink. A mirror hangs on the wall and a potted plant, canister, and c...

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1923-10 

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

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Backyard drive and landscaping of a house. Laundry hangs on the line in the far background.

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