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Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.
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...
Description: Women and girls sewing in a room at the Pima Agency, near Phoenix.
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...
Description: Two members of the University of Wisconsin Dames Club working on sewing projects with the "new look". Treadle sewing machines were used. Mrs. W. James Harp...
Description: World War II war relief services. Woman using sewing machine.
Description: Mrs. C. H. Nordberg, 44 Nygard St., looks on as Mrs. Frank G. Miller, 1950 Koster St., demonstrates her sewing machine skills. They are both members of the...
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...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Group of Ladies' Sewing Club women posing under a tapestry at Neighborhood House.
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...
Description: Three women in the millinery class at the Madison Vocational School looking at fabrics. Left to right: Mrs. Martelle Swanson, class instructor, and student...
Description: Hill's Department Store, 202 State Street, sewing display window including three female mannequins, fabric, dress patterns, and two signs stating "You Save...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
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...
Description: Johns Island students discuss sewing and the first young citizenship group at Highlander Folk School.
Description: A mother is cutting a pattern from display material on a table.
Description: Young girls at work in the Rochester Short Course sewing laboratory, with Nellie Kedzie Jones supervising their work. Many girls are doing handwork and so...
Description: Four ladies observing a woman demonstrating on a sewing machine at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week.
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