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Description: A woman using an electric sewing machine while sitting at a table with latticed sides.
Description: A woman lifts jars of vegetables from a pot using a wire holder.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Unidentified young woman holding a large candle near a display of candles next to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Library. Bikes are parked in...
Date: date unknown
Description: Close-up of a woman's hands using a potato slicer attached to a counter.
Description: Two women stand in the distance overlooking a garden on a farm.
Description: Eleanor Nerdrum (left), is hostess for a tea, the first invitational social event sponsored by the Women's Architectural League of Madison. She is shown wi...
Description: Irvine Lenroot, a leader in the La Follette-Progressive wing of the Republican Party in Wisconsin, with Belle Case La Follette and Mary La Follette at Mapl...
Description: "Bridget was our waitress at Nan Sea's Tiki Bar and Grill, Dundee [Campbellsport]. From left to right, Jim Ruecker, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer,...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.
Description: Ho-Chunk woman tanning buckskin. Typical dwellings (chipotekes) in the background.
Description: University of Wisconsin Women's Self Government style show committee members Dorothy Proudfoot, Wilmette, Illinois, chairman of decorations, Margaret Pesut...
Description: Woman standing at sewing exhibit that includes dresses, children's clothes, aprons, and hats. Mathilda Monteith was the instructor of the sewing class.
Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.
Description: "Ruth Emery waits on us at the Marshland Cafe. Perch dinners for senior citizens are $7.15." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, Ralph Widme...
Description: A waitress serves ham and eggs to Steven O. Kimbrough at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. Chuck Patch, Kimbrough's breakfast companion, has...
Description: Women learning the dressmaking trade at an ORT school in a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivo...
Description: Young women practicing fine sewing and lace making at Wisconsin Home for the Feeble Minded.
Description: View down table of people at a large, outdoor dinner party. They are dining near the Blue Mound Church.
Description: Wisconsin's First Lady, Mrs. Oscar (Mary) Rennebohn, left, greeting Mrs. Gaylord Flowers (left), Oconto Falls, and Mrs. Herbert Buseman, Gillett, at a tea...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A group of girls are wearing full-length aprons while using manual hand-mixers to beat the contents of bowls in a domestic economy (home economics) class....
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