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Colonial Fireplace

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a seven foot tall colonial fireplace in a home. The large fireplace is surrounded by kitchen tools, fireplace tools and a bed warmer. A sword hangs...

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Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six women sewing by hand and with a sewing machine. A dog is in the room and the calendar on the wall shows December 1901.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of chairs and tables are scattered around the sewing room of the National Home of the Daughters of America, a house built in 1930 in the classical r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laboratory work in a University of Wisconsin home economics class.

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman in a long dress, heels, earrings, and a double strand of pearls holds of platter of food in front of an open International Harvester freezer.

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Woman Cooking

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Mrs. John Esche uses a wood burning stove marked "Home Comfort" to prepare food. A crate holding firewood stands to the right of the stove.

Date: 1930 before

Description: A man wearing an apron stands in a large kitchen located at the Winnebago County Asylum. Above him are pots and pans hanging from the ceiling. There is a l...

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Disheveled Bedroom

Date: 1923 

Description: Clothing lies on a bed, hangs from drawers, and sits on top of a dresser in an unorganized bedroom.

Date: 1979 

Description: Two women enjoy a cup of coffee at a Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant.

Date: 1951-07-30 

Description: Four members of the Beth Israel Sisterhood gather around a sewing machine while creating items for the upcoming annual Beth Israel bazaar. Pictured from l...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Jars of canned food are stored in the cellar of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Three girls serving cups of food and bread to children seated at their desks in a Cook County, District 137 classroom. The activity may have been part of t...

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Woman Candling Eggs

Date: 1925-06 

Description: A seated woman candles eggs at Holden Farm.

Date: 2009-06-12 

Description: (Left to right) are Eiko Olson; Karissa, our waitress; J.P. Widmer; Brenda Wilz; and Shirley Widmer."

Date: 1930 before

Description: Interior view of the laundry room at the Winnebago County Asylum. Pictured are the staff, including a young boy. Some of the women are ironing articles of...

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Rennebohm Diners

Date: 1979 

Description: A couple waits for a waitress to take their order at Rennebohm Drug Store No. 19 restaurant, 204 Cottage Grove Road, the present site of the Madison Public...

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Wedding Feast

Date:  

Description: Some twenty members of the Harold Stafford wedding party and guests, seated and standing behind a table set for a meal, with food on many of the plates. Th...

Date: 1999-05-14 

Description: "At the Jail House Restaurant our waitress, Amy, informs us that she is a dental hygienist." Pictured (clockwise, starting on the left): Shirley Widmer, Ru...

Date: 2012-05 

Description: Unidentified bride and groom with wedding cake. The bride is feeding a slice of wedding cake to the groom. The cake is frosted in gold with white flowers a...

Date: 1979 

Description: Steven O. Kimbrough enjoys a second cup of coffee at the lunch counter at the Rennebohm Drug Store No. 4 restaurant in the Hilldale Shopping Center, 702 N....

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