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Two Girls Cleaning

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two girls cleaning. One is carrying a basket while another holds a large fan-shaped object which was used like a broom. The description in the lower right...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1961-08-19 

Description: An unnamed rural DeForest area man is shown eating an ear of corn at the Sun Prairie Corn Festival.

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Who's New Club

Date: 1947-01-24 

Description: Four members of the Who's New Club, in Civil War costumes. One woman is seated at a piano, one sitting near a spinning wheel, and two standing. They are pa...

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Parakeet Traveler

Date:  date unknown

Description: The arm of a woman wearing a long corduroy coat is holding a clear plastic purse with a parakeet on a perch inside. There are small jars of seed and water...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across barnyard towards five men on the William Fiebelkorn farm working with a wagon and conveyor belt to load hay into a silo. The barn has a stone f...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1945-04-27 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison annual student work day at Picnic Point. Shown are four students at lunch break. Left to right: Dominic Cefalu, John E. Ha...

Date: 1950 

Description: Sue Ann Hackett kneeling and holding a tin cup on an outdoor camping trip. There is a tarp in the foreground with dishes and food containers. Birch trees a...

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Woman using Loom

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman using a loom outdoors. In her journal from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) she records: "The women braid the fibres together making a crude mat of them. The t...

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Elizabeth Schlotthauer sets a buffet table on her porch. The photograph was part of a spread for WSJ's Centennial Cookbook recipe contest.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Jars of canned food are stored in the cellar of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A gag photo postcard of a man, seated on the edge of a bed, with his arm around a life-sized paperboard cut out of a beautiful, seated woman. He is holding...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1949-02-06 

Description: Shown at the Madison Art Association tea, at the Madison Free Library, are from left to right: Mrs. Raymond (Dorothy) Koltes, Mrs. James (Margaret) Watrous...

Date: 1945-04-26 

Description: Show window at Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 327 State Street, featuring house-cleaning products and a poster that says "Clean House with These Products".

Date: 1926 

Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Virginia Hall displays her angel food cake. Part of photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Contest.

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Winter Walk

Date: 1898 

Description: Alice and Eleanor Brown with their nurse in front of 121 East Gilman Street. The three houses in the photo are 125 East Gilman, 133 East Gilman and 139 Ea...

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