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First Thanksgiving

Date:  date unknown

Description: Thanksgiving dinner between Native Americans and early Pilgrim settlers in America.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Miss Larson using a pressure kettle to cook on a wood-burning stove in a farmhouse kitchen.

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Canning Peaches

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: A woman preparing peaches for canning. She appears to be shaking her finger at a young boy as he reaches for a peach. This scene occurred on the Harvester...

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Muscoda Woman

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: 100-year-old woman, a resident of Muscoda, Wis., sitting at a table, stirring a cup of coffee (?). Newsphoto for the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923-10-04 

Description: A woman wearing a dress using an axe to split a log into firewood. A hand-operated washing machine is standing in the yard of a farmhouse in the background...

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Woman in Kitchen

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron standing near a wheeled butler's tray in a kitchen. A sink, table, and chair are standing against the wall, and various cooking ut...

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Violette Wartzok

Date: 1954-02-11 

Description: Violette Wartzok demonstrates a procedure in the drapery-making class at the Madison Vocational and Adult School.

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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...

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Description: A large group of men, women and children gather for a picnic in a grove of trees near a frame house.

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...

Date: 1926-07 

Description: A woman and a man in a kitchen canning beans. The woman is scooping beans from a large pot with a ladle into cans, while the man uses a tabletop hand crank...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view across yard of a two-story house with a barn built adjacent to it. Two people are standing near the door of the house. In the yard is a woode...

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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: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

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Woman with Blender

Date: 1955-03-18 

Description: Woman stirring the contents of an Osterizer blender that is sitting on the stove.

Date: 1944-10-01 

Description: Officers of the Wisconsin Business and Professional Women's Club attending a tea at the Governor's Residence, 130 E. Gilman St. Left to right around the se...

Date: 1929 

Description: Two young women talking in a bedroom. One is packing or unpacking clothes into a travel bag. A copy of Herbert Quick's "Vandemark's Folly" is among the boo...

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Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Lois Persen Berres stands in her kitchen while holding a coffee pot. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed women have made their new livin...

Date: 2003-02-14 

Description: "Breanna joined Shirley when we visited JD's Fieldhouse in Caledonia."

Date: 2004 

Description: Sue Mitchell has a sewing room in the corner of her log house. She has lived here since 1977.

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