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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...

Date: 1892 

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,"...

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Picnic by the Water

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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.

Date: 1946-01-10 

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.

Date: 1946 

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...

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Paul Koll Farm

Date: 1980-08 

Description: "Making hay on the Paul Koll farm."

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Woman using Loom

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...

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Esther A. Elmer

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...

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Madison Art Guild

Date: 1957-01-07 

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.

Date: 1931-11-22 

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...

Date: 1933-11-29 

Description: A table and chairs a laden with rows of Thanksgiving baskets prepared by the Volunteers of America for distribution to needy families.

Date: 1950 

Description: Smokey Bear cub drinking from a bottle offered by a New Mexico Game Warden, possibly his handler, Homer C. Pickens.

Date: 1949-02-17 

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:...

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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.

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Canning Peaches

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.

Date: 1936 

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...

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Women at Sewing Bee

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Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.

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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...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

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