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Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

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Description: Woman in a rocking chair reading a book in front of a fireplace.

Date: 1915 

Description: Winter scene of the 500 block of State Street, south side, at Frances Street.

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Description: Two women, man, and child having tea in a parlor.

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Grinding Masa

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman kneeling and grinding corn by hand with the traditional mortar and pestle, the mano and metate. In the background a child is partially vis...

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Family at Home

Date: 1955 

Description: A mother poses with her seven children in the living room of their home.

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1951-03-21 

Description: John (#14), Jimmy (#9), and Tommy (#7) in the dining area of the new ranch-style family home of the Lloyd Ysudes family at 526 Virginia Terrace.

Date: 1956-07-02 

Description: Mrs. Leslie (Jean) Antonius of 325 Lakewood Boulevard is in the living room of her traditional home, one of ten on the Attic Angel third annual benefit Hou...

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Thomas Family Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Home of the Thomas Family at Lac Vieux Desert, built in 1860 and housed the Lac Vieux Desert Trading Post. Seated on the doorstep are Mrs. Leonard Thomas,...

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Description: A large group of men, women and children gather for a picnic in a grove of trees near a frame house.

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Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952 

Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.

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Description: Two men and three women sitting down to a meal, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hull on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hull on the right, father and son.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of four women on a lawn in dresses and bonnets with wool and flax spinning wheels.

Date: 1923-10 

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

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Tallman House

Date: 1950 

Description: Interior of the parlor.

Date: 1900 

Description: Portrait of Jose and Esther Bigalk, seated on tree stumps.

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Spring Cleaning

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman dust mops the floor while listening to a radiophone that is perched on the window sill.

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Richard T. Ely Home

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Richard T. Ely home at 205 North Prospect Street. This house was designed by the Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost and built by Richard &...

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