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Description: Woman in a rocking chair reading a book in front of a fireplace.

Date: 1959-09-22 

Description: Interviewed outside a meat packing plant near Des Moines, Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev pronounced his first American hot dog to be "wonderful, but not...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Ladies sit on the front porch of a long two-story house. One is next to a baby carriage. On the porch's roof is a man painting the house. More people are i...

Photograph

Springer Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...

Date: 1934-06-07 

Description: Four boys in chef's hats and aprons prepare food at a counter and stove in the East High School boys' cooking class. Left to right: Arthur Hanson, Kenneth...

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman stands on the left in a dress, apron, and heels holding packaged food. On the right is a man standing on the other side of an open International Ha...

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dining room decorated with streamers for a wedding reception. The table is set formally with candles and there is a wedding cake as a centerpiece.

Date: 1892 

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

Photograph

Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1897 after

Description: The parlor in the home of Dr. Edward Bass showing a parlor organ near a window, and other furnishings.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Girls serve trays loaded with mugs of soup to students seated at desks in a classroom. A chalkboard, portraits of presidents, and an American flag are in t...

Date:  

Description: Henry and Maria Getto in buggy, Oulu Township.

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Bedroom Interior

Date:  

Description: Interior of a bedroom with a dresser, bed, and collage of photographs.

Date: 1946-08-10 

Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: In a photograph taken for the Farm Security Administration, a man hangs socks to dry on a clothesline on land where trees have been cut down, or cutover.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1956 

Description: Group of Ladies' Sewing Club women posing under a tapestry at Neighborhood House.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Magda Moses Herzberger (front row, far right) and her kindergarten class dressed in Romanian folk dress in Cluj, Romania. They are wearing caps or scarves...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

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