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Date: 1913 

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

Date: 1946-11-08 

Description: Three women wearing hats they made in a millinery class at the Madison Vocational School. Seated is Mrs. David (Hilda) Gay, and standing behind her are Mrs...

Date: 1917-10-30 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Parade float on which ten women are standing, some posing with knitting needles or behind a sewing machine. Two men and one woman are standing on the groun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A logo for Singer Sewing Machine Company. Over the backdrop of a globe and clouds is written "The Sign of Singer Service Throughout the World." In the cent...

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: 1946-12-08 

Description: Five women members of the millinery class at Madison Vocational School admiring their finished hats. Left to right: Mrs. A.J. (Cora) Niebauer, Mrs. W. H.(G...

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: 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...

Photograph

Emma Ketel Sewing

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.

Date: 1923 

Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

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:  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: 1955-01-04 

Description: Lydia MacKenzie, Helen Burkhart, the instructor, and Lucille Harks participate in a class on textile handicrafts at the Madison Community Center.

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: Letterhead of Collingbourne Mills Western Thread Company, with a bird's eye view of the company complex, flanked by examples along the left-hand side of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

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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: 1946-12-08 

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...

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