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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: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

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...

Date: 1944-09-24 

Description: Participating in the Madison Woman's Club annual benefit party by sewing for the Russian War Relief are members of the Shorewood Hills League, left to righ...

Photograph

Making Dolls

Date: 1957-07-17 

Description: A young woman helps a girl make toy dolls out of cloth.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.

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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A family is posed around two trees in a yard. A man sits on a chaise lounge and a woman in a striped dress sits in a rocking chair with a shawl on its back...

Date: 1917-10-30 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created a...

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.

Photograph

Inkle Looms

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Unidentified refugees learn the tailoring trade; Germany.

Photograph

Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six women sewing by hand and with a sewing machine. A dog is in the room and the calendar on the wall shows December 1901.

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1947-04-08 

Description: Group portrait of members of the Children's Convalescent Service Club shown making afghans and quilts for rheumatic fever patients. Left to right: Mmes. R....

Date: 1947-09-23 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, display window promoting "National Notion Week" and displaying items (notions) used for sewing.

Date:  

Description: Women of the Haywood Handicrafters, a civil rights project established for black women in Haywood County, Tennessee. Many of these women had been subject...

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: At a "We Saw You" fashion show, Miriam Hauri (left), Joan Faust, and Joanne Schoepp model pajamas they made. The girls were Middleton High School students.

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Staged scene of a woman sewing with a young child attempting to help. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...

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