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Doll Dresses

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Wisconsin Dames club members sewing doll dresses for dolls to be sold at the Christmas bazaar. Proceeds to be used to purchase Christmas baskets for needy...

Date: 1953-10-08 

Description: Sixteen-year old Ethel Miller models a coat her mother, Elizabeth (Mrs. Howard C.), made. The photograph was taken for an article about Elizabeth's seamst...

Date: 1892 

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

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Description: Woman standing at sewing exhibit that includes dresses, children's clothes, aprons, and hats. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor of the sewing class.

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Four ladies observing a woman demonstrating on a sewing machine at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week.

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: 1957-04-26 

Description: At a "We Saw You" fashion show, Miriam Hauri (left), Joan Faust, and Joanne Schoepp model pajamas they made. The girls were Middleton High School students.

Date: 1955-04-19 

Description: Attic Angels Association "sewing bee", where members make aprons, curtains, and other articles for the Visiting Nurse Service. Left to right: Daisy Breyer...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is posed around a table on which are many thick books and a stereoscope. Most of the men, especially the twin boys, have assumed heroic postures....

Date: 1955-01-04 

Description: Lydia MacKenzie, Helen Burkhart, the instructor, and Lucille Harks participate in a class on textile handicrafts at the Madison Community Center.

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School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machin...

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Outdoor Gathering

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...

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Seamstresses

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Description: Alma(?), Wis. Studio portrait of group of women seamstresses and two young children.

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1947-04-08 

Description: Group portrait of members of the Children's Convalescent Service Club shown making afghans and quilts for rheumatic fever patients. Left to right: Mmes. R....

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 

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

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Description: Letterhead of Collingbourne Mills Western Thread Company, with a bird's eye view of the company complex, flanked by examples along the left-hand side of th...

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