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Date: 1952-04-05 

Description: Five girls from Rio High School are studying an exhibit of dressmaking and dress design. Left to right are Frances Traut, Donna Mae Hebel, Jeanette Wruck,...

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Clothesline

Date: 1960-07-24 ca.

Description: Laundry hangs on a clothesline and blows in the wind. There are fields behind, and low hills in the distance.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.

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Washing Windows

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.

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Log Drivers Lunch

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. The men wait in line along a buffet table filled with provisions. The busi...

Date: 1945-12 

Description: Family members of Scanlon-Morris employees, seated for a dinner party. (Scanlon-Morris medical equipment Company)

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: Four University of Wisconsin home economics students taste testing food samples in a home economics laboratory. Left to right: Louise Page, Payson, Utah; M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

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Red Cross Workers

Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Red Cross volunteers making clothes for destitute children in war torn countries. Left to right: Emma Henwood, Mrs. Casimir D. (Fredericka) Zdanowicz, Mrs...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly woman using a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Japanese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: The Kern family, Edna, Nancy, Ernest, and Maribeth, at the supper table.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young boy helps his grandfather unload a cart of split logs.

Date: 1937-02-19 

Description: Children's birthday party at 906 Brittingham Boulevard, with participants wearing party hats and seated at table with a birthday cake.

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Self-Wringing Mop

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Jake George stands on a wooden porch while using a foot pedal to wring excess water from a mop.

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Diplomatic Meeting

Date: 1983 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (chin in hand) ponders a remark during a meeting of House of Representative leaders with their Soviet equivalents in Mo...

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Bimbos

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men from the Milwaukee Turners, posing indoors, eating, drinking and smoking cigars. Text reads, “Bimbos. This solemn-faced group of swaffers of t...

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Table Settings

Date: 1954-08-03 

Description: Louise Brown's table is set with a tablecloth that her husband bought back from Brittany, France and plates depicting native French birds.

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Kitchen Work

Date: 1931-10-07 

Description: UW co-ed, Maybelle Goodyear of Sauk City, earns money to pay for school by preparing a meal in the kitchen of Dr. and Mrs. C.R. Mooney, at 306 Virginia Ter...

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