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Description: Freshly pressed clothing hanging on a metal bar off an Apex electric ironing machine.
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...
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: 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...
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....
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...
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: 1917 ca.
Description: Thousands of potatoes dumped from a freight train along a rail embankment. There is a cow in the background foraging. Original caption reads, "Many thousan...
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.
Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.
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...
Description: A woman using an electric sewing machine while sitting at a table with latticed sides.
Description: Waitress tending a table in the dining room of the McCormick Works Club House.
Description: A woman stooping to remove an electrical cord from in front of a vacuum cleaner.
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...
Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.
Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.
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...
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.
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