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Child Workers

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Description: Young girls working with textile machinery. One stands on a box to reach her work.

Date: 1954-11-25 

Description: Fabric and pattern department of the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1947-01-14 

Description: Group portrait of Madison Theater Guild members working on costumes for their production of "Alice in Wonderland". Left to right: Carrie Rasmussen, 916 Con...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

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Outdoor Gathering

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...

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...

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Description: Johns Island students discuss sewing and the first young citizenship group at Highlander Folk School.

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Description: Woman standing at sewing exhibit that includes dresses, children's clothes, aprons, and hats. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor of the sewing class.

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

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Emerson Girl Scouts

Date: 1931-12-08 

Description: Emerson school girl scouts do clothing maintenance such as ironing, sewing, and shoe polishing around a table.

Date: 1952-01-22 

Description: The junior division of the University of Wisconsin Service League for faculty wives has a number of interest groups including the sewing group, shown prep...

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Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker in his shop at work.

Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: The 1959 Dane County Junior Fair home economics building is the center for 1,000s of entries made by girls of Dane County in the clothing and food categori...

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Custom Accessories

Date: 1997-09-16 

Description: "Here are some of the Allen creations. The photo on the wall shows Ward Allen as a former Channel 6 weather forecaster, holding his favorite prop, 'Albert...

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

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Inkle Looms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two girls seated on a bench outdoors and working inkle looms.

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.

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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...

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