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Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: The 1959 Dane County Junior Fair home economics building is the center for 1,000s of entries made by girls of Dane County in the clothing and food categori...

Photograph

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Date: 1899-09 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell, Elizabeth Turvill Wood, and Jessie Turvill Thwaites. They are sitting on a porch in front of windows wit...

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: Home Economic students at Middleton High School model the Easter outfits they made. Left to right are Ruth Ann Frisch, Moreen Gurfoot and Donna Maly. Donna...

Date: 1934 

Description: A group of Fond du Lac women sews clothes for a Civil Works Administration project in 1934. The CWA was an emergency program that lasted from November 1933...

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...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1947-09-23 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, display window promoting "National Notion Week" and displaying items (notions) used for sewing.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Barcelona in "native" Barcelonian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1957-01-23 

Description: Harriet Langsdorf and Nellie Westmont of the Antioch temple, Daughters of the Nile, admire some of the sewing which members have made for the Shrine Hospit...

Date: 1955 

Description: Woman using a Necchi sewing machine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.

Date: 1955-11-22 

Description: Daughters of Demeter members piecing and tying a patchwork quilt to give to a welfare agency. Pictured left to right are: Naomi Price, Mildred Froker, Carr...

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: Don Acker, a Middleton High School baseball player, is shown with student fashion models in their self-made clothes. They include, from left, Marilyn Mille...

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a woman standing over a table, pinning a sewing pattern piece to cloth. An ironing board and bookca...

Photograph

Custom Accessories

Date: 1997-09-16 

Description: "Here are some of the Allen creations. The photo on the wall shows Ward Allen as a former Channel 6 weather forecaster, holding his favorite prop, 'Albert...

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