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Historical Essay

Home Childbirth Training Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Miniature Home Delivery Kit" used to instruct expectant mothers by the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, c. 1938. (Museum object #1995.6.1-51)

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Television

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A young woman displays a television set.

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

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Sleepover

Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...

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Upstairs Window

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Lace curtain of the upstairs window in the Quinney house at 345 Rolfe Road.

Date: 1976-11 

Description: A man is carrying a chair into a house from an International Harvester model 1700 truck owned by A. Arnold and Son Transfer & Storage Co. of Louisville, Ke...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Three children stand in yard. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesvil...

Date: 1927 

Description: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...

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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.

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Girl Near Farmhouse

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A girl wearing a dress and "Mary-Jane" shoes walks across the cement stair landing of the farmhouse entrance at International Harvester's demonstration far...

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Description: Front view of the University of Wisconsin president's house at 130 North Prospect.

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Description: F.F. Adam's residence, 663 Franklin Street.

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Nellie Kedzie Jones

Date: 1920 

Description: Audience surrounding Nellie Kedzie Jones on the Agricultural Extension Home Economics circuit in Northern Wisconsin.

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Description: Interior view of the Washington bedroom at the Van Cortlandt house featuring a canopied bed, a Dutch-style carved cradle, other carved furniture, and hangi...

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Description: Parlor in the home of James K. Polk. The relatively empty room contains three carved chairs, a few paintings, a chest and two ornate ceramic pitchers.

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Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

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Description: Interior view of a bedroom at the Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson, featuring a canopied bed, matching curtains, ornate wallpaper and gleaming carved wood...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still of the McCormick home for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the...

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Description: Memohead of the Bacon Ironing Board Company of Antigo, Wisconsin, with an illustration of a woman wearing a long dress with billowy sleeves and a lace-trim...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Stewart residence from the road with the front landscaping and gate.

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