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Description: Mrs. Earle S. (Edith) Metcalf sewing a Rainbow Star quilt at her home at 3905 Council Crest. It is her nineteenth quilt.
Description: Violette Wartzok demonstrates a procedure in the drapery-making class at the Madison Vocational and Adult School.
Description: Mary Gillin sits behind a table with a display of 21 pairs of mittens of various sizes with wrist stripes that she knitted to donate to The Wisconsin State...
Description: Three women wearing hats they made in a millinery class at the Madison Vocational School. Seated is Mrs. David (Hilda) Gay, and standing behind her are Mrs...
Date: date unknown
Description: Girls' weaving class at the University of Wisconsin.
Description: A young woman serving as the photographer's assistant is standing beside a woman sitting in a chair wearing a hat, and a Farm and Home Week name tag. She i...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman displays an oven.
Description: Group portrait of members of the Children's Convalescent Service Club shown making afghans and quilts for rheumatic fever patients. Left to right: Mmes. R....
Description: Five women members of the millinery class at Madison Vocational School admiring their finished hats. Left to right: Mrs. A.J. (Cora) Niebauer, Mrs. W. H.(G...
Description: A woman demonstrates how to use a Hankscraft egg cooker in a mock Easter display window with Easter bunnies and Easter eggs.
Description: Portrait of Fern Fowler, WMTV show host, with Christmas candles that she made.
Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...
Description: A woman wearing a dress and hat, probably June D. McLean, arranges flowers in a wicker basket while seated on a couch.
Description: Shown at the Madison Art Association tea, at the Madison Free Library, are from left to right: Mrs. Raymond (Dorothy) Koltes, Mrs. James (Margaret) Watrous...
Description: When Mr. and Mrs. John (Rosie) Capaci of 1025 South Park Street observed their 42nd wedding anniversary, they were presented with a gift from their daughte...
Description: Two sorority volunteers knitting for hospital patients that are unable to do handiwork themselves, but desire hand-made articles to give as gifts or to use...
Description: Three women at a meeting of the Madison Home Economics Club with the theme "Good Nutrition, A Wartime Challenge". Mrs. Irving (Clara) Johnson, president of...
Description: Mrs. Herman Erfurth (Verona), Mrs. Edgar Messer (Beaver Dam), and Mrs. LaVerne Johnson (Verona). Mannequin (in the background) and women view an exhibit o...
Description: Customers sit at the lunch counter of an unidentified Rennebohm's Drug Store restaurant. The camera angle permits a view of the back of the counter, and th...
Description: Rosamond Doran, 4117 Yuma Drive, frosts a loaf of Christmas bread in her kitchen.
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