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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron washes her hands in a metal bucket set on a table on a farmhouse porch. Multiple metal pails with handles and a milk pail...

Date: 1918 

Description: Jane the waif (played by Dorothy Gish) offers Baby Sheldon (Ernest Marion) a pancake in a scene still for the silent film "Battling Jane." Behind them is a...

Photograph

Log Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of leaning log cabin with surrounding trees and a man and woman sitting on the front step. Published by the Albertype Company, Brooklyn New York.

Date: 1950-05-18 

Description: Display window featuring a mannequin in a bridal gown and household items at Wolff Kubly Hirsig Hardware Store, 17 South Pinckney Street.

Photograph

Leske's Steak House

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: Leske's Steak House, 2827 Atwood Avenue. Close-up view of a steak dinner advertised for $2.25.

Photograph

Fish Boil Fire

Date: 1967 

Description: Outdoor view of two pots used for a fish boil. One pot is engulfed in flames and children are running from the area.

Date: 1904-04-04 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger feeding calves through the barn door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of antiquarian house kitchen. Kitchen interior features a rocking chair, rug, large brick fireplace with cooking tools, pots and a bed warmer. There i...

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Description: Farmers Union ladies quilting. A sign in the background reads, "Mt. Pelia". In Weakley County.

Date: 1978-10-23 

Description: Staff of the "Guardian", the Marxist-Leninist weekly newspaper, taken on the 40th anniversary of the paper's establishment. The cake is decorated with a ha...

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jessie Jack Hooper sitting in a rocking chair at her home at 669 Algoma Street in front of two windows with heavy drapes and lace curtains. She is stitchin...

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Description: Interior of a parlor showing a piano and rocking chairs.

Photograph

Staircase Danger

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A girl holds a long coat or blanket, a broom, and a dustpan while she descends a flight of stairs at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Interior view of the Paper House, featuring a piano, a bench, a lamp and a chair constructed with rolls of paper.

Date: 1958-12-09 

Description: Mrs. I. Franklin (Arline) Houseman of 821 Lakewood Boulevard made a novel "tree" from chicken wire, colored pine cones, Christmas tree balls, leaves, and o...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Benedict Goldenberger family enjoying a wurst roast in the Madison vicinity. Goldenberger was a cooper and vinegar-maker.

Date: 1964-06-02 

Description: New officers of the Who's New club are shown at the spring luncheon at Maple Bluff Country Club. L to R: Peggy Snodgrass, secretary; Frances Barnes, assis...

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Description: Letterhead of M. Quinn, "Dealer in Pine Lands," with two men in front of a tent at a campsite, one of whom is cooking over a campfire and the other is sitt...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

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