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Date: 1959-07-15 

Description: Mrs. Alvin Derr (left), Marshall, and Mrs. Edner Norland, Belleville, check in 2,098 clothing entries at the Dane County Junior Fair.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Barcelona in "native" Barcelonian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Spanish Lady" costume worn for Halloween by Virginia Shaver in 1922. (Museum object #2003.29.1)

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes...

Date: 1922 

Description: Dressmaking instructor conducting an outdoor dressmaking class.

Date: 1949-04-12 

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...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Photograph

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: 1949-11-01 

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...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...

Date: 1892 

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

Photograph

Doll Dresses

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Wisconsin Dames club members sewing doll dresses for dolls to be sold at the Christmas bazaar. Proceeds to be used to purchase Christmas baskets for needy...

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: 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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Portuguese couple from Vianna in "native" Portuguese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Variation of a friendship quilt using neckties made by Allie Crumble, 1982. (Museum object #1996.118.16)
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