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Date: 1958-02-03 

Description: Wisconsin's first lady Mrs. Vernon (Helen) Thomson hosts a tea at the executive residence at 101 Cambridge Road. Among the 200 guests were, left to right,...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Margaret Monier uses a pressure cooker while canning in the home of Miss Marilla Zearing. Cans of produce are cooling on wire racks on the counter and in t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a s...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

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Description: Three women pose among set banquet tables, probably at the Freeman House dining room where a meal was twenty-five cents.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a group of women cutting patterns, sewing by hand and machine, pressing a garment, and checking the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Unidentified refugees learn the tailoring trade; Germany.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large group of Brewery workers posing outside of Gund's Brewery in La Crosse. In the front of the group two men are seated at a table with a large stein...

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

Painting

Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

Date: 1951-11-12 

Description: Marguerite Willenberg of 1027 East Johnson Street, a tuberculosis patient at Morningside Sanatorium, sits in a wicker rocking chair while knitting.

Photograph

Unkempt Backyard

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Rags, discarded shoes, empty bottles and food cans litter the space surrounding a rear entrance to a farmhouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of five children and various dolls in front of a small wooden structure or cabin. A boy is standing on the left side, holding the handle t...

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Description: View of young women learning to operate machines in a shirt and overall factory.

Date: 2010-06-18 

Description: "Joanne was our waitress at Char House Pub and Grill, Beaver Dam. Ward Woltman and Sandy Miller were our guests. After nearly 13 years, we are closing out...

Date: 1926-03 

Description: A child sits on a rotten wooden well covering while playing in the mud with a piece of metal and holding a can marked "Salted Pecans." An automobile is in...

Date: 1915-02-22 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a me...

Date: 2007-10-26 

Description: "Donna was waitress when we visit Jackie's and Donna's in Juneau."

Photograph

Candling Eggs

Date: 1925-06 

Description: A woman wearing a dress sits indoors to candle eggs at the Holden Farm. Cartons of eggs are piled on a table to her left, and household furniture is in the...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: William R. "Bill" Kinney (1912-1978; second from left) and friends enjoy a beer at the Miller Brewery. Bill and his brother Howard Kinney owned the White F...

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