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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: 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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior of the Sherwood Forest Hotel dining room. Men and women are seated at a table for a meal, and the uniformed waitstaff stand to the left.

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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:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Refugees stand behind supplies in a food warehouse at a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...

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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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Miners at Diner

Date:  

Description: Zinc miners at tables in the dining hall near.

Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

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Description: Woman wearing a hairnet and an apron fills a pasty in her kitchen. A man wearing coveralls is seated at the table watching.

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Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman uses a towel to remove a can from a stove top pressure boiler. Additional cans sit on the counter beside her, and the boiler lid and other tools a...

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Pickled Peppers

Date: 1963-11-21 

Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.

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