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Date: 1944-10-16 

Description: Two women at a meeting of the Madison Home Economics Club with the theme "Good Nutrition, A Wartime Challenge". Nellie Kedzie Jones, guest of honor and pas...

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Plucking Chickens

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Description: Some unidentified people plucking chicken feathers at an unidentified location.

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School Picnic

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Teacher Marian Violet Metcalf, center, stands among her students as they prepare to roast marshmallows at the school picnic. Picnic baskets and a large mar...

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Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View from end of picnic table of five women and two men standing and sitting during a picnic in the middle of a woods. Plates, cups, thermoses, and various...

Date: 1901 

Description: Front cover and first page of a menu from a railroad dining car, with a woman in long robes carrying a tray with a steaming dish of food. A border of fruit...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Curt Moore selling "one minute" washing machines to a farmer's wife. The washing machines are loaded in the back of an International "Red Baby" truck. The...

Date: 1949-02-22 

Description: Seated at the speakers table at the Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' meeting (left to right) are Earl Bagley, Cambridge, treasurer; R.C. Salisbury, Madis...

Date: 1951-12-15 

Description: Four members of the Friendship Club stand around a table while assembling a cookbook. Left to right, Mrs. Malcom Gordon, Gertrude Taliaferro, Mrs. William...

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Factory Worker

Date: 1972 

Description: An employee of the Chase Bag company, who was also a member of the Amagalamted Meatcutters and Butcherworkers of North America, stitches at a sewing machin...

Date: 1959 

Description: A man wearing a straw hat is sitting on the ground holding a baby in the countryside in Cuba. A woman sits behind him looking at the photographer. The woma...

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Crocheting Doilies

Date: 1957-04-17 

Description: A Girl Scout crochets doilies at a senior citizens' care center with her "adoptive grandmother."

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Violette Wartzok

Date: 1954-02-11 

Description: Violette Wartzok demonstrates a procedure in the drapery-making class at the Madison Vocational and Adult School.

Date: 1943 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women painting vases for United Service Organizations (USO) use. Groups at the settlement house wor...

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Seamstresses

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Description: Alma(?), Wis. Studio portrait of group of women seamstresses and two young children.

Date: 1890 

Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman is stirring a pot on what looks like a new stove. It is a gleaming Acme, from Newark Stove Works. There is a warming closet in the top half. The ca...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sarah and Florentina Krueger standing in front of a barn in costume. Sarah is dressed in traditional Pomeranian attire and is holding a bucket and milking...

Date: 1928 

Description: Miss Neary smells the contents of an opened can, demonstrating the hazards of ingesting tainted food.

Date: 1949-04-12 

Description: Mrs. C. H. Nordberg, 44 Nygard St., looks on as Mrs. Frank G. Miller, 1950 Koster St., demonstrates her sewing machine skills. They are both members of the...

Date: 1998-11-13 

Description: "Ann Koehnke is our waitress at the Amber Inn in Slinger, WI." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ralph Widmer, Shirley Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, and...

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