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Family around Table

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family of twelve is grouped outdoors around a table. Behind them is a picket fence and a frame house, with latticework and carpenter's lace decorating it...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of girls wearing full-length aprons use manual hand-mixers to beat the contents of bowls in a domestic economy (home economics) class. The tables a...

Date: 1945-05-20 

Description: Pfc. Howard A. Endres standing in line for his final meal at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois, before being discharged at the end of World War II.

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Newspaper on Floor

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Pages from a newspaper are scattered on a rug at the base of a rocking chair in a farmhouse living room. A radiator and bookcase are behind the chair.

Date: 1943-10-20 

Description: Indoor portrait of Betty James, Brisbane, Australia.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Date: 1970 

Description: A snapshot of a partially eaten breakfast at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store cafeteria restaurant. The photograph was taken by Steven O. Kimbrough who...

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Breakfast Nook

Date: 1931 

Description: Two benches, and a table covered with a cloth and set with a vase of flowers and a creamer dish, stand beneath curtained windows in a farmhouse breakfast n...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere starts a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four well-dressed people relax in a parlor. They are reading, sewing and playing the piano.

Date: 1948-02-10 

Description: Two employees of the utility division of the Highway Trailer Company at a company banquet at Harold Halverson's Superclub. Visible in the background of the...

Date: 1952-01-22 

Description: The junior division of the University of Wisconsin Service League for faculty wives has a number of interest groups including the sewing group, shown prep...

Date: 1979 

Description: Customers sit at the lunch counter of an unidentified Rennebohm's Drug Store restaurant. The camera angle permits a view of the back of the counter, and th...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A group of girls from the Canning Club of Walkenhorst School sit and stand around a table outdoors to display their canned goods. A man wearing eyeglasses,...

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Grignon Bedroom

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a bedroom in the restored Charles A. Grignon House in Kaukauna. The bed has a tall Victorian headboard and is covered with a quilt. A toddler is po...

Date: 1961-05 

Description: A young vendor stands with a large plate of food on his head and a satchel around his neck at the runway of the Luang Prabang Airport, Laos. There is a sil...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three people stand in the farm yard. The man on the right is feeding chickens, a woman in the center stands holding an apron. The man on the left is carryi...

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Mrs. Margaret Mentzner, a fulltime employee of the Family Service Agency, is shown caring and cooking for two small children whose mother is sick and absen...

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

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Canning Rack

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Close-up of a woman's hands holding the wire handles of a wooden rack made for holding jars during canning.

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