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Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.

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Woman Canning Jelly

Date: 1926 

Description: Woman working in kitchen straining jelly bags over pot in preparation for canning. The photograph was taken at an "IHC Farm," probably in Hinsdale, Illinoi...

Date: 1945-10-02 

Description: A wedding party at the refreshment table. Included are: best man, William Kessenich; brides attendant, Joan Kessenich; bride, Phyllis Ann Kessenich; Groo...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Young girl identified as Jewel Keller using a water pump outside a farm house to cool freshly canned corn.

Date: 1967-08-01 

Description: Donald Soehnlein took this photograph while on vacation in the Bitterroot Mountains, near Lola, Montana. It depicts his wife Nina and son James cleaning up...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy (possibly father and son) on farmland near a cornfield operating a horse-drawn No. 3 Clover Leaf manure spreader. A barn is in the background.

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Woman Drying Dishes

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands near a wheeled butler's tray while drying dishes in a kitchen. A sink, table, chair and utensils are behind her.

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Description: A woman stands at a sawhorse between two small outbuildings using a hand saw with a sawhorse. A large building is visible in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A well-dressed man sits in a chair in a Schwaller Music Store on Pine Street. Various pianos are on display. There are signs for Sohmer Pianos and New Home...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...

Date: 1930-08-28 

Description: Gathering of men at a “Shport [sic] Outing”. The men are standing around a barbecue pit, preparing a feast of fish and corn.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 2002-10-11 

Description: "Teresa was our waitress at Jo Jo's in Jackson."

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Buttered Corn

Date: 1959-09-30 

Description: A boy eats buttered corn at a Golden Spike Day party.

Date: 1923-06 

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

Date: 1919 

Description: Students sit at desks inside Sedan Prairie School while others stand in the back of the classroom to prepare lunch. The poster hanging on the back wall rea...

Date: 1917-10-27 

Description: Members of the Girls Sewing Club of Walkenhorst School sit at and stand near a table set up outdoors near what is probably a school building.

Date: 1941 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women from the Good Times Club holding up an afghan they made for the Red Cross. A group of women,...

Date: 1957-03-11 

Description: Winnie Delamater and her daughter Sandra, age 6, use carpet sweepers to clean in their home. Winnie and her husband Roland were both seriously physically h...

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Two Men Picnicking

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men at a picnic spread on the grass.

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