1 2
.

Photograph

Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Date:  

Description: Interior menu pages from Mortons Surf Club, with spot illustrations on colored rounds of representative items, such as the "Mortini" for the drinks section...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: Interior view of a farmhouse, taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and used to illustrate the dangers of a cluttered room....

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1907-04-17 

Description: Large group of men sitting and posing at long dining tables in the Club House of International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The men are attending t...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. J.E. Waggoner passing plaid fabric through a wringer after using an electric washing machine. A washboard is hanging on the wall in the background, an...

Date: 1948 

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.

Photograph

Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sitting in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket is at her feet.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged throughout a room, possibly a factory lounge or break room, probably in the McCormick Reaper Works. A spinning wheel is in t...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman using an electric sewing machine while sitting at a table with latticed sides.

Photograph

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:  

Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1923 

Description: Children joining hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley is h...

Date: 1914 

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...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A child sitting on the floor of a farmhouse kitchen near a cloth-covered table. A lit oil lamp, pot, and utensils are sitting on the table, illustrating th...

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman wearing a house dress, stockings, and heeled shoes standing on the porch railing of a brick house to hang what appears to be clothesline from porch...

Date: 1919-07-06 

Description: Waitress tending a table in the dining room of the McCormick Works Club House.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.