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Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Joanne Peters Rothe sits in the living room of her home while hemming a drape for a nearby window. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed w...

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Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

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Emma Ketel Sewing

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

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Violette Wartzok

Date: 1954-02-11 

Description: Violette Wartzok demonstrates a procedure in the drapery-making class at the Madison Vocational and Adult School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.

Date: 1950-04-20 

Description: Members of Nakoma Girl Scout Troop 107 display their needlework projects. Shown left to right are Katy Grimmer, 4018 Council Crest, holding the mittens an...

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 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1952-02-26 

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

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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 girls sewing in a handicraft group.

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...

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Sewing Class

Date: 1898 

Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...

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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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of chairs and tables are scattered around the sewing room of the National Home of the Daughters of America, a house built in 1930 in the classical r...

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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: 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...

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