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Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

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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: 1955-04-19 

Description: Attic Angels Association "sewing bee", where members make aprons, curtains, and other articles for the Visiting Nurse Service. Left to right: Daisy Breyer...

Date: 1956-02-09 

Description: Two women seated by a sewing machine "are examining some of the men's shirts which have been converted into bed jackets for a Madison Home for the Aged."...

Date: 1934 

Description: A group of Fond du Lac women sews clothes for a Civil Works Administration project in 1934. The CWA was an emergency program that lasted from November 1933...

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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...

Photograph

Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.

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: 1914 

Description: Female students working in a sewing class taught by Miss Catherine Mulvey. Original caption reads, "Miss Mulvey teaches the primary grades, but on Friday a...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four women in yard, one holding a doll with a woman sitting on the porch behind frame house. There is a man holding a shovel and two children are standing...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine and a large, decorative costume. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1947-03-13 

Description: Mrs. Fred R. (Edith) Jones, Mrs. Kenneth H. (Pauline) Parsons, and Mrs. Hans T. (Josephine) Sondergaard, of the Unitarian Service Committee, are shown mend...

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: 1947-11-11 

Description: Two members of the University of Wisconsin Dames Club working on sewing projects with the "new look". Treadle sewing machines were used. Mrs. W. James Harp...

Date: 1892 

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

Photograph

Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Three women mend and sew articles of clothing in the University of Wisconsin home economics laboratory.

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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...

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