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Date: 1952-01-22 

Description: The junior division of the University of Wisconsin Service League for faculty wives has a number of interest groups including the sewing group, shown prep...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A well-dressed man sits in a chair in a Schwaller Music Store on Pine Street. Various pianos are on display. There are signs for Sohmer Pianos and New Home...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

Photograph

4-H Club Week

Date: 1949-02-26 

Description: Peggy Meyer, member of the Silver Badgers 4-H Club, irons a dress she is sewing.

Date: 1914 

Description: Female students working in a sewing class taught by Miss Catherine Mulvey. Original caption reads, "Miss Mulvey teaches the primary grades, but on Friday a...

Historical Essay

1809 Map Sampler

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Sampler embroidered by Cecilia Lewis at a boarding school in 1809. (Museum object #1984.294.1)

Date: 1947-03-13 

Description: Mrs. Fred R. (Edith) Jones, Mrs. Kenneth H. (Pauline) Parsons, and Mrs. Hans T. (Josephine) Sondergaard, of the Unitarian Service Committee, are shown mend...

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Description: View of young women learning to operate machines in a shirt and overall factory.

Date: 1917-10-30 

Description: Interior view of tables, a chalkboard, and sewing machines inside the sewing room at Orange Township Consolidated School.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs and two captions with extensive details of the camp's war efforts. Several campers in each photo...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two women and one man from Wales in "native" Welsh costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1944-09-24 

Description: Participating in the Madison Woman's Club annual benefit party by sewing for the Russian War Relief are members of the Shorewood Hills League, left to righ...

Date: 1949-11-01 

Description: Pictured are three members of the sewing problems group of the Junior Division of the University League as they met at the home of Mrs. Robert W. (Charlott...

Date: 1922 

Description: Dressmaking instruction outdoors, with one woman serving as a model.

Photograph

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes...

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.

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