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Christmas Day

Date: 1917 

Description: A scrapbook page containing three images depicting John A. Commons (presumably) in his World War I uniform, individually and with his parents.

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Christmas Customs

Date: 1953-12-14 

Description: Walter Maas of 4029 Council Crest makes hand-made Christmas gifts for wife, Cecelia, and children, Twig and Robin.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman preparing splints for basket making. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the fi...

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Esther A. Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...

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The Elton Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Flemish Dining Room at the Elton Hotel, built in 1905. Decorative lighting surrounds a domed skylight, and below, tables are set for a mea...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A woman in a black dress and heels stands in a kitchen next to an International Harvester refrigerator stocked with food and beverages.

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Description: A mother is cutting a pattern from display material on a table.

Date: 1954-02-23 

Description: Rose Karney, crocheting, has an anemic condition which requires frequent blood transfusions.

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Disheveled Bedroom

Date: 1923 

Description: Clothing lies on a bed, hangs from drawers, and sits on top of a dresser in an unorganized bedroom.

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"Jewel" Stove

Date: 1927-08 

Description: "Jewel" brand stove inside a farmhouse kitchen. The original caption reads, "Stove for patch work in making faked pictures."

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Lumberjacks Eating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumberjacks eating in a cook shanty; probably early twentieth century.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a wooden house, with a family, including a man, woman, dog and child on the porch. The woman is using a sewing machine near the open front...

Date: 1960-01-15 

Description: Members of the Who's New Anniversary club admire a four-tiered cake at their 25th anniversary tea. Left to right: Bonnie Tennant, Mary Waddell, Beatrice Th...

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Reception room at the Governor Nelson Dewey house, on his estate called Stonefield. The governor's glasses mark a place in the book on the title desk. On...

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: Group portrait of Zion Evangelical Lutheran church members posed at banquet table at 247 Division street. Seated left to right are Francis Goold, congrega...

Date: 1955-01-04 

Description: Lydia MacKenzie, Helen Burkhart, the instructor, and Lucille Harks participate in a class on textile handicrafts at the Madison Community Center.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: Group of International Harvester Agricultural Extension speakers seated on a lawn for supper. Original caption reads, "This picture shows part of the Alfal...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: William Middleton, dressed as a chef, poses holding a bowl on a plate. He is wearing pince-nez glasses.

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