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Date: 1939 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with Lucy Martinelli stitching a seam using an elaborately decorated electric sewing machine. Sewing cla...

Date: 1935-01 before

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

Date: 1952-02-22 

Description: Hill's Department Store, 202 State Street, sewing display window including three female mannequins, fabric, dress patterns, and two signs stating "You Save...

Date: 1952-02-26 

Description: Pictured is the Madison Theater's Guild's costume designer who uses only the name Loie.

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 machi...

Photograph

Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three women working on sewing pattern pieces: two women are sitting at a table with a box of patter...

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: 1953-10-21 

Description: Nine women sit around a table while sewing in preparation for the Beth Israel sisterhood's annual bazaar at 1406 Mound Street.

Photograph

4-H Club Week

Date: 1949-02-26 

Description: Mary Henshue, age 10, has just become eligible for 4-H. She is shown sewing doll clothes. She is a member of the Silver Badgers 4-H Club.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman uses an electric sewing machine while seated at a table with latticed sides.

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...

Photograph

Junior Red Cross

Date: 1946-12-15 

Description: East High School clothing and homemaking teacher Helen Mathias (second from right), helping three of her students to make wool jumpers for the Junior Red C...

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...

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

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...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of Normandy women wearing the famed Normandy caps, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set c...

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," se...

Date: 1948-04-22 

Description: Four women sewing a 'sleeping garment' at the Blessed Martin House, 746 West Washington Avenue, an interracial and interfaith center sponsored by Madison C...

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