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Date: 1923 

Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...

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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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Self-Wringing Mop

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Jake George stands on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.

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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: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

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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.

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Ladies at Tea

Date: 1925 

Description: Group of ladies at an outdoor tea during "homecoming." Behind the woman on the left is a large spinning wheel. An American Flag is standing on the lawn in...

Date: 1949-06-21 

Description: Madison Community Chest sponsored Farley tract community garden. Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Blankenburg listen to the radio while working in their plot.

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Women at Sewing Bee

Date:  

Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.

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...

Date: 1934-06-07 

Description: Four boys in chef's hats and aprons prepare food at a counter and stove in the East High School boys' cooking class. Left to right: Arthur Hanson, Kenneth...

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Spinning Wool

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of woman sitting with spinning wheel, bulk wool and a yarn winder by a stone wall with a cooking fireplace in it. Plants grow on the ground nearby, t...

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...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small girl uses a Mogul Junior 1 HP stationary engine to power a washing machine located on the porch of a house. There is a cream separator on the left.

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