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Description: A woman stoops to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.
Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passes plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard hangs on the wall in the background and a lau...
Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.
Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...
Description: A woman uses an electric sewing machine while seated at a table with latticed sides.
Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushes a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.
Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.
Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes stands on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch p...
Description: Waitress tending a table in the dining room of the McCormick Works Club House.
Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...
Date: 1884-10-02 before
Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...
Description: A woman stands behind a counter at the Tractor Works cafeteria. The shelves in front of her are filled with slices of pie on plates and ice cream in bowls.
Description: Factory workers sitting at tables and standing in line to get food at a service counter in the cafeteria of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The cl...
Description: A woman sits in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket sits at her feet.
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