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Photograph

Alice Jackson

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice F. Jackson of Madison, sitting in a chair and crocheting.

Date: 1961-11-20 

Description: Mrs. C. J. (Kath) Key, 423 North Carroll Street, left, and Mrs. Olive, MacKay, 2115 Madison Street, hand-crafted Christmas trees at the Harvest Festival at...

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Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman washing dishes in a kitchen sink. Kitchen utensils are hanging on the wall and the cabinets are open, revealing cleaning supplies made by Lux, Bon Am...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

Photograph

Woman in Kitchen

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite photograph/painting of a woman standing and pouring (fake) water into a cracked basin, with the water spilling onto the floor.

Photograph

Young Housewife

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Young housewife wearing apron, leaning forward and looking down. Photograph for the extension project of the International Harvester Co. of Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a woman feeding an infant with a bottle while outdoors. The infant is sitting in a wheelbarrow. A scattering of buildings are visible in the back...

Date: 1950-10-31 

Description: Mrs. George M. (Mary) Extrom of 2121 Fox Avenue served as chairman of the Zor Shriners' sewing project that raises funds for the Shriners' nursing hopsital...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Leonore Judkins Middleton shows a book to three young Japanese men. An iron kettle sits on a stove in the background.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman pretends to pour kerosene on a hot stove as part of an International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department campaign to make families aware of...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Photograph

Viennese Coffee

Date: 1935 

Description: Irene Steinkopf, wife of Associated Press foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf and a former Milwaukee journalist, tastes her first Viennese coffee with...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Photograph

Women Sewing

Date: 1951-01-18 

Description: A group of six women sit around a table while sewing.

Photograph

"Tiger Woman"

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Description: Indoor portrait of a nude woman with body painting. She is painted like a tiger, with stripes covering her arms and legs and the face of the tiger on her t...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.

Date: 1923-05 

Description: Miss Neary drawing a bucket of water from a well next to a farmhouse. The original caption reads: "Drawing water from well. Miss Neary posing. Mr. Hyde pho...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...

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