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Mary E. Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith, wife of Dr. Joseph Smith, arranges flowers for the holidays.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Argentine film poster. Illustrated image of several people, including three couples, about to walk through a door. On the other side of the door are drinks...

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Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...

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Woman Cooking

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Mrs. John Esche uses a wood burning stove marked "Home Comfort" to prepare food. A crate holding firewood stands to the right of the stove.

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Woman Spinning Wool

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Woman seated outside at a spinning wheel turning a large pile of wool in the foreground into yarn.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner uses a Coffield electric washing machine and wringer to launder clothing on International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harvester F...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

Date: 1957-06-30 

Description: Nancy Waterman unsuccessfully pours milk for Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) at the Wonder Spot.

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Outdoor Chores

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman doing chores outdoors.

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Woman Cooking

Date: 1919-11 

Description: Mrs. Irving Bielby places a roast on a plate after cooking it in a pressure kettle at the Babcock farm.

Date: 1948-02-03 

Description: Mrs. Edwin B. (Rosa) Fred, extreme left, wife of the university president, with a delegation of guests from Sun Prairie, at a tea at the Wisconsin executiv...

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New Year's Dinner

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: A group of family members sitting at a table laden with food for a New Year's dinner.

Date: 1914 

Description: Female students working in a sewing class taught by Miss Catherine Mulvey. Original caption reads, "Miss Mulvey teaches the primary grades, but on Friday a...

Date: 1949-02-14 

Description: Shown around the punch bowl at the University of Wisconsin Centennial Art Exhibit at the Memorial Union are, left to right, Mrs. E.B. (Rosa) Fred, wife of...

Date: 1947-03-05 

Description: Francis Beecher and Dorothy Rawlings indulge in a drink and conversation celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the Community Center's Young Adult Club.

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Woman Weaving a Rug

Date: 1929 

Description: A woman sits at a loom, weaving a rug.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. Betz irons a skirt on a wall-mounted foldout ironing board. A radiator is along the wall near a sink, and wooden chair is on the right.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two women and one man from Wales in "native" Welsh costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of three young women in "native" Roumanian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

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