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Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.

Date: 1936-05-31 

Description: Group portrait of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority members standing around banquet tables at senior breakfast, 22 Langdon Street.

Date: 1923-07-22 

Description: Chickens gather around a woman near a poultry house (or chicken coop) as she feeds the flock from a metal pail. A man is walking down a path in the backgro...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A woman stands with two children in a poultry yard, feeding chicks and a hen from a coffee can. Several farm buildings are in the background.

Date: 1947-01 

Description: Cover of International Harvester World magazine showing a woman standing next to an International Harvester freezer. International Harvester also ma...


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

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


Home Canning

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...

Date: 1900 

Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

Date: 2002-08-09 

Description: Members of Nukewatch protesting at the Project Elf facility near Clam Lake. This protest was part of the organization's annual Hiroshima event, and the pro...

Date: 1943 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women painting vases for United Service Organizations (USO) use. Groups at the settlement house wor...

Date: 1928 

Description: Miss Neary smells the contents of an opened can, demonstrating the hazards of ingesting tainted food.

Date: 1999-01-22 

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...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Date: 1999-05-28 

Description: "Sarah Jaeger, is our waitress at the Lion's Family Restaurant in Fond du Lac." Pictured (clockwise, starting from the left): Ralph Widmer, Ruth Kern, Orvi...


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: 1962 

Description: Congressman David Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson shake hands as Joan Obey looks on. The occasion was a dinner, and a man and woman sit at a table with foo...

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...


Parching Wild Rice

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A Chippewa woman parching wild rice in Lac Vieux Desert. Lac Vieux Desert is a 4200 acre Michigan-Wisconsin boundary water in Vilas County.

Date: 1899-09 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell, Elizabeth Turvill Wood, and Jessie Turvill Thwaites. They are sitting on a porch in front of windows wit...

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