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Description: Woman using a dasher churn to make butter. She is seated on the stoop of a house and a young girl watches behind her.
Description: Mrs. Kenneth Jothen, Mrs. Hart Sorum, and Mrs. Gordon Steldt making sanbakalese, or sand tarts, a Norwegian dessert for the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Interior of a restaurant at a mansion house. A man at the left leans against a counter, and two women stand behind a shelf filled with candy. Tables and...
Description: Mary Gillin sits behind a table with a display of 21 pairs of mittens of various sizes with wrist stripes that she knitted to donate to The Wisconsin State...
Description: Rose Karney, crocheting, has an anemic condition which requires frequent blood transfusions.
Description: Dressmaking instructor conducting an outdoor dressmaking class.
Description: Naval Officers and Wives Club annual Christmas dinner dance featuring a Hawaiian Christmas theme, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hotel Loraine. Making tabl...
Description: A couple waits for a waitress to take their order at Rennebohm Drug Store No. 19 restaurant, 204 Cottage Grove Road, the present site of the Madison Public...
Description: "Gen was our waitress at TNT Bar and Grill." From left to right; Sandy Miller, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Shirley Widmer, and Gen.
Description: View of a woman, Miss Florence, seated at a dining room table. Landscape paintings are on the paneled wall behind her.
Description: Refugees stand behind supplies in a food warehouse at a displaced persons camp; Germany.
Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...
Description: A large group of people sit outdoors at a long table underneath an awning. Probably at the Matt Olson Farm Campground, presently the site of Perry Creek Pa...
Description: Woman washing clothes with a washing machine powered by a a McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 HP engine.
Description: A group of six women sit around a table while sewing.
Description: Pat Farrell, with a broken right leg, polishes silver while confined to the house she shares with three other young women at 2253 Rugby Row.
Description: A woman and a girl sit at a table, husking and silking corn at the Harvester Farm. The photo is one of a series illustrating canning methods.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Description: Four women sewing a 'sleeping garment' at the Blessed Martin House, 746 West Washington Avenue, an interracial and interfaith center sponsored by Madison C...
Description: Two women at a meeting of the Madison Home Economics Club with the theme "Good Nutrition, A Wartime Challenge". Nellie Kedzie Jones, guest of honor and pas...
Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.
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