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Description: Henry and Maria Getto in buggy, Oulu Township.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Photograph

Can Opener

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman wearing an apron uses a counter-mounted can opener.

Photograph

Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

Date: 1910-09-28 

Description: Two men loading manure into a horse-drawn manure spreader.

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Description: Interior portrait; Bennett family popcorn party.

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Date: 1917 

Description: Young man outside a barn pitching piles of manure. Original caption reads: "Union Pacific Silo Special Trip. Manure, J.A. Butler."

Date: 1945-05-20 

Description: Pfc. Howard A. Endres standing in line for his final meal at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois, before being discharged at the end of World War II.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of unidentified family posing around two tables in a yard. Includes mother, father, and seven children. In the background is a large, three-sto...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...

Date: 1963-10-13 

Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1948-05-14 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns sitti...

Photograph

Woman with Blender

Date: 1955-03-18 

Description: Woman stirring the contents of an Osterizer blender that is sitting on the stove.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Slightly elevated view of six women wearing aprons learning domestic skills in a kitchen classroom. Two women on the left stand at a sink washing dishes, t...

Date:  

Description: Two women stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing aprons over their long dresses and are holding hands.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Leaflet with sample menu and an illustration of a tall cold drink, behind which other dishes hold steaming hot food. The interior of the leaflet has an ill...

Photograph

Honeycomb on Bread

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two slices of honeycomb on a piece of bread on a decorated plate sitting on a tablecloth. Writing on back: "A honey sandwich in the making."

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