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Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Thousands of potatoes dumped from a freight train along a rail embankment. There is a cow in the background foraging. Original caption reads, "Many thousan...
Description: Waitress tending a table in the dining room of the McCormick Works Club House(?).
Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...
Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...
Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.
Date: 1933-12-05 after
Description: First two pages of the interior of the Hotel Sherman wine list, with a woodcut of a man in a top hat, suit coat, and trousers, lying supine on the ground,...
Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.
Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....
Date: 1884-10-02 before
Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...
Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes stands on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch p...
Description: A woman uses an electric sewing machine while seated at a table with latticed sides.
Description: An unattended child turns the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.
Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.
Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.
Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.
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...
Description: A child sits on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils sit on the table, illustrating the danger of...
Description: Freshly pressed clothing hangs on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.
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