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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...

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Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Photograph

Noah Webster House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Noah Webster House, the home of American lexicographer Noah Webster, the author of the first American dictionary (1828), probably built circa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A woman sitting on a beach using a loom. In her journals, Carrie often described looms and their use for making cloth for clothes, siding for houses, woven...

Photograph

Hosing Down Silage

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Man standing on a pile of corn hosing down the silage before loading a silo.

Photograph

Woman Drying Dishes

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands near a wheeled butler's tray while drying dishes in a kitchen. A sink, table, chair and utensils are behind her.

Photograph

Feeding Fawn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two small boys at Point Henry Resort at Spider Lake are dressed in short pants and are feeding a fawn from a bottle.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the dining room at the Greenwood lumber camp. The long tables are set with dishes and food, and there is a wood stove between the tables.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere starts a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.

Photograph

Woman Baking Bread

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a uniform and cloth hat kneads bread dough on a board on a wooden table. Her dress has buttoned-on cuffs. A flour sifter, bowl, and loaf pa...

Photograph

Custom Accessories

Date: 1997-09-16 

Description: "Here are some of the Allen creations. The photo on the wall shows Ward Allen as a former Channel 6 weather forecaster, holding his favorite prop, 'Albert...

Date: 1948-11-14 

Description: Madison Legion Auxiliary tea at the American Legion clubhouse, 110 West Wilson Street. At the serving table are, left to right: Mrs Oscar (Louise) Onsgard,...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man on a Reynolds hay tedder pulled by team of work horses. Another man stands supervising. In the far background beyond a fence are two separate farmstead...

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: Woman in kitchen demonstrating the canning process. Original caption reads, "pail and wire rack for cold pack canning." The photo was taken at Harvester Fa...

Date: 1904-04-04 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger feeding calves through the barn door.

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: A young woman serving as the photographer's assistant is standing beside a woman sitting in a chair wearing a hat, and a Farm and Home Week name tag. She i...

Date: 1927 

Description: H.L. Mencken sits at the breakfast table reading the newspaper and dining on toast and a goblet of beer. He autographed the photograph with "Breakfast in t...

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

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