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John's — Interior

Date: 2007-10-19 

Description: "Elizabeth was our waitress at John's in Beaver Dam."

Date: 1915-02 ca.

Description: Young African American woman sweeping front steps of a residence. Original caption reads, "the 'sedge brush' broom is used a great deal for light sweeping...

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Description: Two women sitting at a table, one is reading a newspaper, possibly Mildred Castle.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a smiling woman, sitting behind three Schlitz beer bottles on a table in front of her.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere using a washing machine powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harveste...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mary Fowler Rennebohm wearing an apron and sifting flour. Mrs. Rennebohm was the wife of Oscar Rennebohm, founder of the Rennebohm Drug Store chain and go...

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Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...

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Description: Ho-Chunk women and men posed sitting in front of and under cloth awnings on blankets with their backs to the camera, probably a powwow. On the blankets are...

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Madison Picnic

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Description: A Goldenberger Family picnic in the Madison area. The woman on the far right is Olivia Goldenberger, who performed on the operatic stage as Olivia Monona....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a European American girl posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop, holding a Ho-Chunk cradle board with a china-headed doll. She is...

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Mrs. Edna Kern

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Mrs. Edna Kern, a farm wife, standing in her kitchen holding a pie. Her husband is Ernest G. Kern.

Date: 1943-10-20 

Description: Indoor portrait of Betty James, Brisbane, Australia.

Date: 1961-08-29 

Description: Newlywed Marilyn Mielke is shown in the kitchen preparing coffee in the new percolator that she and her husband, James, received as a wedding gift.

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Sweeping Porch

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.

Date: 1923-09 

Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) woman cutting roots for medicine. A quilt hangs on a line in the background and a chicken walks near the women.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman pretends to pour kerosene on a hot stove as part of an International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department campaign to make families aware of...

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1951 

Description: Marjean Czerwinski of Milwaukee, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, poses eating an ice cream cone with a young boy and girl.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman cleaning a wooden floor in an open doorway of her farmhouse with a scrub brush.

Date: 1948-11-16 

Description: Naval Officers and Wives Club annual Christmas dinner dance featuring a Hawaiian Christmas theme, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hotel Loraine. Mrs. Robert...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.

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