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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: 1913 

Description: Boys learning to sew. Original caption reads: "Sewing Lesson for Boys of the 7th and 8th grades. These boys are learning how to sew on buttons."

Photograph

War Relief Services

Date: 1950-06-15 

Description: World War II war relief services. Woman using sewing machine.

Date: 1956-02-09 

Description: Four women sit together behind a low table containing small bundles of cloth and a scissors while making slippers for the children staying at a Madison hos...

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...

Historical Essay

1809 Map Sampler

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Sampler embroidered by Cecilia Lewis at a boarding school in 1809. (Museum object #1984.294.1)

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: 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...

Date:  ca.

Description: Two women pose for an outdoor photograph at the Jonas' campsite at Merrill Springs. One woman sits on a stool with her needlework while another kneels behi...

Photograph

Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1945-06-27 

Description: Mrs. Charles C. (Alice) Long is shown with the flag she crocheted for her son, Lieutenant Commander H.W. Christensen, who is a surgeon, serving in the Paci...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1932 

Description: Group of girls in a summer sewing group at Neighborhood House, posing in their finery with Gay Braxton (back row, center, under ceiling lamp), head residen...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...

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: 1944-11-14 

Description: Singer Sewing Machine Company store, 325 State Street, and Sherwin Williams Paint and Wallpaper Store, 327-329 State Street, with a billboard on top of the...

Date: 1892 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actors portraying I.M. Singer and his friend George Zieber with the first sewing machine.

Date: 1892 

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

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