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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Two men picking through bushels of potatoes that have been dumped from a freight train. The men are scouring for potatoes that are still good. Original cap...

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman using a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1923-06 

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

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: 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.

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...

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

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

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: 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...

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Description: Front cover and selected drink pages from the Kona Kai Lounge, a Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in the Marriott Hotel, with a carved figure used as a...

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: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Date: 1927-10 

Description: Freshly pressed clothing hanging on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.

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: 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

Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

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

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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: 1929 

Description: A hall, possibly at the McCormick Works Club House, decorated with vases of flowers, long tables laid with place settings, and chairs set up for a banquet...

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