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Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passing plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard is hanging on the wall in the background, an...

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Freshly pressed clothing hanging on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.

Date: 1948 

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.

Date: 1923 

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

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

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...

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Two men picking through bushels of potatoes that have been dumped from a freight train. The men are scouring for potatoes that are still good. Original cap...

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Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sitting in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket is at her feet.

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...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes standing on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch...

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,...

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Vacuum Dangers

Date: 1927-08 

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

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sitting on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils are sitting on the table, illustrating th...

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Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date: 1927-08 

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: 1919-07-06 

Description: Waitress tending a table in the dining room of the McCormick Works Club House.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman using an electric sewing machine while sitting at a table with latticed sides.

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...

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