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Date: 1958-10-27 

Description: The Wisconsin State Journal has a new cookbook classification for teenagers. Diane Meyer, a senior at Stoughton High School, is the second place winner in...

Date: 1947-11-04 

Description: Hankscrafts electric baby food dish, heated for serving.

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Louise Brown

Date: 1954-08-03 

Description: Louise Brown, who created a table setting in the French style, is pictured in an article about table decorations.

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Description: Interior view of the drawing room at the Van Cortlandt house which features bay windows with built in benches, ornately carved furniture, an harpsichord an...

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Farm Women Class

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Description: Summer camp for Wisconsin farm women on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair with Wisconsin home economics leader Nellie Kedzie Jones. Mrs. Jones is pro...

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Brownie Day Camp

Date: 1949-06-28 

Description: Four girls sit at a picnic table while making stew at Brownie Day Camp at Burrows Park. Left to right: Gloria Brandenstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo B...

Date: 1934 

Description: A group of Fond du Lac women sews clothes for a Civil Works Administration project in 1934. The CWA was an emergency program that lasted from November 1933...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machin...

Date: 1958-02-03 

Description: Wisconsin's first lady Mrs. Vernon (Helen) Thomson hosts a tea at the executive residence at 101 Cambridge Road. Among the 200 guests were, left to right,...

Date: 1892 

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

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Description: Interior view of a bedroom at the Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson, featuring a canopied bed, matching curtains, ornate wallpaper and gleaming carved wood...

Date: 1947-09-23 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, display window promoting "National Notion Week" and displaying items (notions) used for sewing.

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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: 1930-08-28 

Description: Gathering of men at a “Shport [sic] Outing”. The men are standing around a barbecue pit, preparing a feast of fish and corn.

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Budget Deal

Date: 1990 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with Leon Panetta, Congressman from California and head of the Budget Committee (facing away from the camera...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...

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Bedroom

Date: 1999 ca.

Description: View of the lace curtain and bedroom decor in the Quinney house on Rolfe Road.

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

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Christmas Customs

Date: 1953-12-14 

Description: Hannah Heegaard-Jensen demonstrates a Christmas tradition by frying ableskivers on Christmas Eve.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the home of Albert Marx.

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