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Self-Wringing Mop

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Jake George stands on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman pretends to pour kerosene on a hot stove as part of an International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department campaign to make families aware of...

Photograph

Crochet Club

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly woman using a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.

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Description: A large group of people sit outdoors at a long table underneath an awning. Probably at the Matt Olson Farm Campground, presently the site of Perry Creek Pa...

Date: 1946 

Description: Mrs. Floyd French of Newton, Iowa feeds two orphaned lambs using beer or soda bottles. A Farmall tractor is in the background. According to the original ca...

Date: 1948-01-19 

Description: Shown at the American Association of University Women tea from the left: Mrs. Ralph A. (Jessie) McCanse; Mrs. Hans H. (Theresa) Reese; and Miss Ruth Campbe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women stand outside the doorway of a log house in winter. They are posed with a washtub, broom and dust pan.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A small crowd outside a large tent that adverstises "Reaper Motion Pictures." The tent is likely part of an International Harvester exhibit at a fair or ag...

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn and his wife Anna stand at a fence on their farm. William is holding a toddler. The house, the barn, several outbuildings and a windmill...

Photograph

Churning Butter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman using a dasher churn to make butter. She is seated on the stoop of a house and a young girl watches behind her.

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers sitting at tables and standing in line to get food at a service counter in the cafeteria of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The cl...

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:  date unknown

Description: Laboratory work in a University of Wisconsin home economics class.

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: 1925 ca.

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

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

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