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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,...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1935-01 before

Description: Sewing project for Milwaukee County women to make and repair clothing for relief families.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a wooden house, with a family, including a man, woman, dog and child on the porch. The woman is using a sewing machine near the open front...

Photograph

Emerson Girl Scouts

Date: 1931-12-08 

Description: Emerson school girl scouts do clothing maintenance such as ironing, sewing, and shoe polishing around a table.

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...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Variation of a friendship quilt using neckties made by Allie Crumble, 1982. (Museum object #1996.118.16)

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Three women mend and sew articles of clothing in the University of Wisconsin home economics laboratory.

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: James Shipley pretends to draw while his fellow pretend pupils (left to right) Doris Breunig, Ruth Dahik, and Jackie Reisdorf look on at the Middleton High...

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: 1892 

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

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jessie Jack Hooper sitting in a rocking chair at her home at 669 Algoma Street in front of two windows with heavy drapes and lace curtains. She is stitchin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Standing in the yard in front of a log house is a man standing and holding crutches in the middle, a woman on the left holding a small girl who is perched...

Date: 1952-02-26 

Description: Lou Doriag tries on her costume for Marilou Durkin. Lou Doriag plays Celia in "As You Like It" in a Madison Theater Guild production.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

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

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...

Date: 1954-11-10 

Description: Stewardess Mary Ogle models a wool suit she made. Looking on is Bill Domres, formerly a steward for North Central who became a station agent when the airli...

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