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Date: 1939 

Description: A woman irons clothing on an ironing board in a kitchen setting. She stands in the middle of the room, surrounded by cabinets, a sink and mirror, and a st...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Chippewa woman standing outdoors stirring one of three pots suspended over an open fire.

Date: 1950-10-31 

Description: Mrs. George M. (Mary) Extrom of 2121 Fox Avenue served as chairman of the Zor Shriners' sewing project that raises funds for the Shriners' nursing hopsital...

Photograph

Milking the Cows

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.

Postcard

A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Date: 1945-06-27 

Description: Mrs. Charles C. (Alice) Long is shown with the flag she crocheted for her son, Lieutenant Commander H.W. Christensen, who is a surgeon, serving in the Paci...

Date: 1925-05 

Description: A woman using a metal pail to feed a mixed flock of chickens in front of several wooden farm buildings, and what appears to be a garden plot.

Date: 1948-12-06 

Description: Elevated view of five seated members of the Madison branch of Letter Carriers (#508) being served a pot luck supper in their honor by seven women at the GA...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Ingrid Bengtson bringing lunch to the field to help her husband, Norman, get the planting done faster. They are having lunch on top of the McCormick Intern...

Date: 1948-10-11 

Description: Two sorority volunteers knitting for hospital patients that are unable to do handiwork themselves, but desire hand-made articles to give as gifts or to use...

Photograph

Mary Gillin

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. John L. (Mary) Gillin, 2211 Chamberlain Avenue, seated in a chair knitting for the State Journal Empty Stocking Club.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron uses an "Easy Model H" wringer washing machine made by the Syracuse Washer Corporation.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing an apron pouring oil into a hot stove at the International Harvester Hinsdale experimental farm, illustrating a dangerous scenario for Inte...

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

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...

Photograph

Woman Hauling Water

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman carrying two metal buckets full of water away from a well pump near the porch of a farm house.

Date: 1979 

Description: A waitress serves ham and eggs to Steven O. Kimbrough at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. Chuck Patch, Kimbrough's breakfast companion, has...

Photograph

Kitchen Scene

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits on a stool in a kitchen peeling fruits or vegetables, while another woman lifts the lid off a pot on the stove.

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