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Description: A girl sits in a rocking chair as a young woman commands a dog who is dressed in dark clothing to sit. A piano or organ is in the background.
Description: Supply room of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Canned and bottled goods, kitchenware, clothing, and blankets are visible on the shelves.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.
Description: "Assembled around the table are:(standing left to right) J.P. Widmer, Buddy Ruecker, and our waitress Erica. (Seated left to right) Brenda Wilz, Quinn (fri...
Date: 1926-07-23 ca.
Description: Farm family seated at table eating a meal at the Harvester Farm. Original caption reads: "Comparison picture to show close-up of canned foods served."
Description: Elevated view of backyard areas, including some dilapidated houses and outbuildings. There are wood fences surrounding some of the yards, and laundry hangs...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: A woman standing on the back porch of a home uses a Mogul stationary engine to power a washing machine.
Description: Six women, some wearing aprons, prepare cakes while standing around a high table. Cakes and a stand mixer are visible on the table top. They are at Lakevi...
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: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Native Americans, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, seated around a fire with a stick tripod structure holding a metal cooking pot.
Description: Alice Vinje poses with her collection of cookbooks at her 2800 Mason Street home.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Ladies sit on the front porch of a long two-story house. One is next to a baby carriage. On the porch's roof is a man painting the house. More people are i...
Description: Shown at the American Association of University Women tea from the left: Mrs. Ralph A. (Jessie) McCanse; Mrs. Hans H. (Theresa) Reese; and Miss Ruth Campbe...
Description: Children join hands while playing in an alleyway between brick buildings in an area of tenement housing. A line of laundry suspended over the alley hangs a...
Description: A group of men pose with pots and pans outside of a tent, probably at the present day site of Perry Creek Park.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Men use a stationary engine to power a silo filler. Two men are loading the silo filler while another stands in a horse-drawn wagon. Another man stands at...
Description: Boy mixes chocolate chip cookie dough at his YMCA daycare center in Big Cedar Lake.
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Black Bow's wife, with infant in a papoose, and Saucy Chief's squaw.
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.
Description: Woman at the Harvester Farm in the process of canning peaches. She is placing the peaches in a cold dip after scalding.
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