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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.
Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...
Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.
Description: Hopi women cooking.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones and Susan Lloyd Jones and their collie, Roger, probably on the porch of a cottage. Susan died Oct 26, 1911 and Jenkin died Sept 12...
Description: "While dining at Sigrid's Bavarian Trail,our waitress Carrie Pobanz, entertains us by singing 'Edelweiss.' She and her family are moving to Branson, MO, in...
Description: Pauline Rehder working in the Heart Kitchen at Madison Vocational and Adult School. The Heart Kitchen, for women with heart disease, allows the cook to...
Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a woman using a sewing machine to sew a large piece of cloth patterned with four-leaf clovers. Anot...
Description: "Mike Wagner, the tattooed owner of Schuyler Street Pub, brought us their delicious food. Mike told us that he is a devoted biker."
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Georgia Lloyd Jones holds her son Jenkin Lloyd Jones, born Nov. 1911, on a hobby horse.
Description: Johns Island students discuss sewing and the first young citizenship group at Highlander Folk School.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Exterior view across yard of a two-story house with a barn built adjacent to it. Two people are standing near the door of the house. In the yard is a woode...
Description: Amateur painting by Eleanor R. Craighill. Representing a woman in an apron and hat polishing(?) a pot in front of the kitchen fireplace in the Governor's P...
Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45¢. Our waiter is Brock Cot...
Description: A large group of men and women sit for a banquet in an unfinished building.
Description: Mrs. Merle Q. Howard, Milwaukee, president of the women's auxiliary to the State Medical Society of Wisconsin, was the guest of honor at the luncheon meeti...
Description: Frank family banquet at the home of Morris L. Frank, located at 611 Chapman Street. The family were Greenbush residents.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A group of five young women sit at tables in the Hawksworth Ice Cream Parlor. The woman in the center has been identified as Josephine Edith McEvoy (later...
Description: A woman sits at a loom, weaving a rug.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
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