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Picking Corn

Date: 1986-01 

Description: "Larry Luhn, along with relatives and friends, picked corn in a field along Bancroft Road."

Photograph

Dining Room

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman poses as if pouring water into a glass. There is a tablecloth, tea set and glass bowl on the table. A large, fancy parlor stove is featured in the...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A woman uses a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to pump water into a metal bucket outside a building at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimen...

Date: 1949-04-12 

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...

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Learning Knot Tying

Date: 1918 

Description: A group of students learns to tie knots in pieces of twine in a classroom. A chalkboard, American flag, and several portraits hang on the wall in the backg...

Date: 1956 

Description: Guests gathered for Sherwin and Emma Gillett's 50 Wedding Anniversary banquet.

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Camping

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A campsite at Hiawatha National Forest. Men and women sits at a picnic table, while children sit by the campfire.

Date:  

Description: Bea and Carson Gulley Christmas card promoting their catering service. Text on the card says, "A Blessed Christmas".

Photograph

Papoose Case

Date:  

Description: Studio work: Ho-Chunk papoose case, probably, with porcupine quills.

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated woman peeling potatoes. Two buckets are on the floor in front of her and she is wearing a striped apron.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mr. Peterson sits in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson stands at the stove with their young son nearby.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Date: 1934-07-05 

Description: Richard McVicar, son of the photographer, sits at a table and eats ice cream from a stemmed dish, under a sign advertising Crystal Ice Cream that reads, "I...

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Backyard drive and landscaping of a house. Laundry hangs on the line in the far background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large extended family of 26 sits and stands in the front yard of a wood frame house; Lars Davidson Reque. On the right a woman operates a spinning wheel...

Date: 1930 

Description: Man cooking over a camp fireplace in a wooded area.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of kitchen in Hyland House. Built in 1660, the house is still standing. Room features a fireplace with rifle hanging above, iron fireplace tools, a Sh...

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...

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School Picnic

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Teacher Marian Violet Metcalf, center, stands among her students as they prepare to roast marshmallows at the school picnic. Picnic baskets and a large mar...

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