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Woman Spinning

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman uses a spinning wheel outdoors while a barefoot girl stands on a porch behind her. Published by Jos. Milner & Son.

Date: 1970 

Description: Wilbur Cohen, center, and Arthur Altmeyer right, at a table during the celebration of the 35th anniversary of Social Security enactment. On the left is an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman standing near a tree in the yard with a large spinning wheel.

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: Four University of Wisconsin home economics students taste testing food samples in a home economics laboratory. Left to right: Louise Page, Payson, Utah; M...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created a...

Date: 1914-07-13 

Description: Lula Tunisson uses an El Flo hot water canner to give a presentation to the men, women, and children of a canning club.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Group of girls making baskets, as an older girl or woman demonstrates a technique. Neighborhood House sponsored many groups and activities, such as basketr...

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Farmer's Museum

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman weaving with a loom as an exhibit at the Farmer's Museum, which opened in 1944. There is another loom behind her.

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: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

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Description: A woman with a ukulele in a household setting.

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Kitchen Work

Date: 1931-10-07 

Description: UW co-ed, Maybelle Goodyear of Sauk City, earns money to pay for school by preparing a meal in the kitchen of Dr. and Mrs. C.R. Mooney, at 306 Virginia Ter...

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Berry School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman weaving at a loom in the weaving room of the Berry School, which opened in 1902. Blankets are hanging near the ceiling.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Fern Fowler demonstrates a plant made of t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1941 

Description: Mrs. Wilbur Shrieder stands in a 6 x 12 foot refrigerated walk-in storage area.

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Women in Garden

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women work in a garden. One of the women is picking vegetables, while the other woman hangs laundry.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.

Date: 1948-09-20 

Description: Seven members of the Madison chapter of the League of Women Voters at their annual fall tea at the home of Mrs. Stanley (Myrtle) O'Shea. Pictured from lef...

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