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Description: A woman, possibly Anna Neary, gathers pieces of chopped wood in her arms as she kneels near a wood pile on the A.E. Bancroft farm.
Description: Two members of the University of Wisconsin Dames Club working on sewing projects with the "new look". Treadle sewing machines were used. Mrs. W. James Harp...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: View of the Quilty house at 26 South Hancock Street.
Description: Valera Widener and her children: Norma (on her lap), Franklin (left), and Lyall (right), in Baron Brothers Department Store drinking milk provided by the E...
Description: Two sorority volunteers knitting for hospital patients that are unable to do handiwork themselves, but desire hand-made articles to give as gifts or to use...
Description: Erwin and Claire Tiffany home, 1001 Seminole Highway, Nakoma. It was built in 1925, and was owned by Christina and Ellis Dana in 1945.
Date: 1973 ca.
Description: Afternoon shadows fall across the door and flowered wall paper in a Chapel Hill bedroom.
Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.
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...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of the lobby of Gordon Lodge. There is a deer head trophy mounted above the mantle of the stone fireplace, and a large spinning wheel...
Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.
Description: World War II war relief services. Woman using sewing machine.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...
Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of the kitchen hearth.
Description: Mrs. C. H. Nordberg, 44 Nygard St., looks on as Mrs. Frank G. Miller, 1950 Koster St., demonstrates her sewing machine skills. They are both members of the...
Description: Portrait of Holocaust survivor Fred Platner (left) seated at a table with his cousin, Heini Petzenbaum (center), and his brother, Isidor (right); Hannover,...
Description: A group of young men seated on the ground, having a picnic. A can of honey, salmon, and bread are visible on the ground. Two of the men have metal dots on...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of children sit around tables at the Second Grade Normal School. The room is decorated with flowers and American flags.
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