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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A brother and sister use an Eau Claire steam pressure machine to run their canning business.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three women from Burmah in "native" Burmese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...


Milking Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Scene in a small city park showing a group of local women serving luncheon to soldiers recently returned from service in the first World War. Very possibly...

Date: 2010-02-19 

Description: "Victoria, the owner, was our waitress at Victoria's Cornerstone Inn, Kewaskum." From left to right; Victoria, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Shirley Widmer.

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...


Log Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of leaning log cabin with surrounding trees and a man and woman sitting on the front step. Published by the Albertype Company, Brooklyn New York.


Kitchen Scene

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman sits on a stool in a kitchen peeling fruits or vegetables, while another woman lifts the lid off a pot on the stove.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman tunes an early crystal radio set.

Date: 1962-01-12 

Description: Five members of the Who's New Club pose sitting together holding teacups/coffee cups on saucers.

Date: 1967-09-30 

Description: A woman sits with her ten children surrounding her and watches TV.


Packing Eggs

Date: 1925-06 

Description: A woman wearing a dress stands behind a table at the Holden Farm while packing eggs into cardboard holders. The holders are piled on a candling table to he...

Date: 1915 

Description: Florentina Krueger feeds chickens in the yard.

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Two sisters from Mauston, Mrs. Thomas Shelton, left, and Mrs. William T. Walsh, consult a program for the annual University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: Four ladies observing a woman demonstrating on a sewing machine at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week.


Description: Women of the Haywood Handicrafters, a civil rights project established for black women in Haywood County, Tennessee. Many of these women had been subject...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton and his future wife, Leonore Judkins, look over a piece of beadwork on a frame.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women and an infant pose in front of a log home located near Wittenberg. It seemed strange to many Ho-Chunk to live in a house that was...

Date: 1956-12-05 

Description: Iola Kreamer, 306 East Sunset Court, Shorewood Hills, displaying a sample of her Christmas baking, including cookies, candies, and fruit cakes.

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