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Description: Four women sit in or near a hammock and attend to their embroidery while a young boy sits at their feet.

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John's — Interior

Date: 2007-10-19 

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

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A publicity photograph of a bespectacled young woman, in a 1960s mod-style dress, examining a jar of Smucker's strawberry preserves in an aisle of a grocer...

Date: 1951-04-27 

Description: An exhibit of beautiful old gowns, hats, parasols, china, glassware and silver has been assembled by the Women's Auxiliary of the State Historical Society...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...

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Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Two home economics extension workers compare notes during the annual University of Wisconsin's Farm and Home Week. At left is Edith Bangham of Madison, ass...

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: People examining a home economics exhibit at the Farm and Home Week at the University of Wisconsin. From left are Ruth E. Davis, Port Washington; Mrs. Otto...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five women pose for a group portrait in front of a painted backdrop with various household articles such as an iron, feather duster, platter, cup, pitcher,...

Photograph

Dutch Farmhouse

Date: 1924-01-21 

Description: View across field of a Dutch farmhouse. A dog sits in the foreground, chickens run near a building and a woman stands under a roof near a doorway.

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Power Sewing Class

Date: 1967-01-16 

Description: Instructor Ida Mussa (left) assists student Victoria Vega in a power sewing class at Milwaukee Vocational School. Vega is sewing an apron on a Singer sewin...

Date: 1946-07-18 

Description: A woman and child cooking on a small gas stove in a tent at the University of Wisconsin tent colony, also known as Camp Gallistella on the south shore of L...

Photograph

Unitarian Dinner

Date: 1954-12-10 

Description: Rev. Max Gaebler, standing at the lower right, addressing a gathering at the First Unitarian Society Meeting House. This view, looking toward the rear of t...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Farm Security Administration county supervisor going over farm plan with a rehabilitation borrower as his family looks on.

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: A young woman serving as the photographer's assistant is standing beside a woman sitting in a chair wearing a hat, and a Farm and Home Week name tag. She i...

Photograph

Jenk and Mother

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Georgia Lloyd Jones holds her son Jenkin Lloyd Jones, born Nov. 1911, on a hobby horse.

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Description: Studio portrait of two women sitting in front of three standing women, all holding household items, including: pie, iron, cup, towel, platter, and glasses....

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a European American woman posed standing. She is resting her left hand on the back of a chair...

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