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Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 

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

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...

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: 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: 1922 

Description: Dressmaking instructor conducting an outdoor dressmaking class.

Date: 1913 

Description: Fennimore High School sewing class poses in classroom. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor.

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: 1946-08-15 

Description: Women from the Unitarian Church with dolls for the war-blighted children of Europe and Asia. In the foreground is Mrs. F.H. (Ruby) King, one of Madison's o...

Photograph

Ludington Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Ludington Building, built in 1881 on the southeast corner of North Plankinton Avenue and West Wells Street, featuring the Singer Sewing Machine store.

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four women in yard, one holding a doll with a woman sitting on the porch behind frame house. There is a man holding a shovel and two children are standing...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman using a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

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.

Photograph

Seamstresses

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

Date: 1956-02-09 

Description: Three women prepare "materials used in the making of cancer dressings." The women include Eleanor Britt, Florence Anderson, and Marcia Udelhofen. The orig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large extended family of 26 sits and stands in the front yard of a wood frame house; Lars Davidson Reque. On the right a woman operates a spinning wheel...

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...

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