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Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of men from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,"...
Description: Cars are parked on the right near the water. Two people sit at a picnic table near the shoreline, and a third person is holding a pot over a campfire.
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: Basement of Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig with displays of glassware and gifts on new counters and glass shelves. A corner of an office is in the view.
Description: Mrs. Floyd French of Newton, Iowa feeds two orphaned lambs using beer or soda bottles. A Farmall tractor is in the background. According to the original ca...
Description: "Making hay on the Paul Koll farm."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Woman using a loom outdoors. In her journal from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) she records: "The women braid the fibres together making a crude mat of them. The t...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...
Description: Erdine Stamm is shown rosemalling a wooden plate at the Madison Art Guild workshop in the recreation room of the Brobst home, 211 Lathrop Street.
Description: Aunt Mary puts on a "Corn-top Bread" lunch in the Orpheum Theatre N.U.A. room. Seated left to right: Dave Genaro, Lizzy Wilson, Tom Harris, Annie Hart, Jo...
Description: A table and chairs a laden with rows of Thanksgiving baskets prepared by the Volunteers of America for distribution to needy families.
Description: Smokey Bear cub drinking from a bottle offered by a New Mexico Game Warden, possibly his handler, Homer C. Pickens.
Description: Speaker's table at the annual Lutheran Men's Club "Sweetheart's Dinner" held in the Lutheran Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue. Seated left to right:...
Description: Seven women and two men gather for tea, while one of the men plays a guitar. They are posed in the corner of a room.
Date: 1926-07-23 ca.
Description: Woman at the Harvester Farm in the process of canning peaches. She is placing the peaches in a cold dip after scalding.
Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House with a canopy bed set into a dormer with a window. There is a quilt on the bed, a bedside table on the left, and a dresser on th...
Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.
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: 1898 ca.
Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.
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