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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.
Description: Dressmaking instruction outdoors, with one woman serving as a model.
Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.
Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman poses her kitchen with all of the modern conveniences.
Description: Woman displays a brand new oven/stove.
Description: Hopi women cooking.
Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.
Description: Ruth Bass, 4216 Mandrake Road, receives a clock radio as a prize in the Christmas outdoor home lighting contest from Lucien G. Schlimgen, Jr., president of...
Date: date unknown
Description: A young woman and a very tall man stand together in front of the cookhouse wagon. She is holding a bottle of soda and offering him a hotdog; he has his arm...
Description: Mary Fowler Rennebohm wearing an apron and sifting flour. Mrs. Rennebohm was the wife of Oscar Rennebohm, founder of the Rennebohm Drug Store chain and go...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...
Description: Two waitresses are standing at the back of the dining room at the Edgewater Hotel. All the tables are set with silverware and glasses.
Description: Mrs. Robert J. (Gladys) Murphy of 405 Eugenia Avenue is one of many women enrolled in the tailoring class of Mrs. Helen John, at the Madison Vocational and...
Description: Ralph Widmer and Helen Bodden cut their wedding cake.
Description: A woman wearing a checkered dress turns the faucet on a bathtub at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harvester Farm).
Description: "Our waitresses at The Hillcrest Inn, are Faye (seated) and Beth (standing).
Description: Advertising brochure with an image of a woman opening a bottle of soda with the bottle opener on a well-stocked International Harvester Refrigerator while...
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.
Description: A woman wearing a dress, hat, and stockings uses a mop and bucket to wash a damaged wooden porch attached to a farmhouse.
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