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Description: Ho-Chunk woman tanning buckskin. Typical dwellings (chipotekes) in the background.


Description: Two men and three women sitting down to a meal, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hull on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hull on the right, father and son.

Date: 1936-05-31 

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated Navajo woman weaves a blanket near two young children.


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...


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...

Date: 1907 

Description: Belle Case La Follette hoeing the garden at Maple Bluff Farm in early spring, 1907. Two of her children are working with her, apparently planting seeds, a...

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...


Description: Two women stand in the distance overlooking a garden on a farm.

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Mrs. Harvey (Bonita) Hubanks sits next to a fireplace in the family room adjacent to the kitchen in their home at 4206 Jerome Street in Madison. The kitche...

Date: 1946-08-10 

Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Woman dumping wash water from a metal wash basin on the back step of her farmhouse.


Woman in Kitchen

Date: 1919 ca.

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


Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...

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