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Date: 1936 

Description: Bedroom in Polperro House with a canopy bed set into a dormer with a window. A quilt is on the bed, a bedside table on the left, and a dresser on the far w...

Photograph

Birthday Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men and women sitting at a table in the corner of a room, perhaps a restaurant, at a birthday party. There is a cake with candles in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of six women posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are holding household items including an iron, knife, potato, dustpan, broom, pi...

Date: 1943 

Description: Elevated view of a woman cutting string beans at a kitchen counter. A pot on a stovetop and a sink are in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of a sewing circle of young girls and women wearing Norwegian costumes.

Photograph

Bed and Cupboards

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The head and foot boards of a maple bed lean against two cupboards. The cupboards hold pewter ware as well as crockery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several kitchen implements, including some skillets, sauce pans, a coffee grinder, and a colander.

Photograph

Power Sewing Class

Date: 1967-01-16 

Description: Instructor Ida Mussa (left) assists student Victoria Vega in a power sewing class at Milwaukee Vocational School. Vega is sewing an apron on a Singer sewin...

Photograph

Mess Hall and Tents

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers standing around portable stoves at the mess hall for American troops. Also shows the bench seated tables and tents used by soldiers.

Date: 1948-10-05 

Description: Mrs. Frank V. Powell, seated at tea table, program chairman of the convention of the Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs, is pouring tea for four ladies....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Lawsonia Country Club, which opened to the public in 1930. The dining room features long and circular tables set for a meal. Chandeliers...

Date: 1953-01-21 

Description: Mrs. Harry Segerstrom, Cuba City, sits while washing dishes at a sink, demonstrating efficient dish washing methods for people with limited physical abilit...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A publicity photograph of a bespectacled young woman, in a 1960s mod-style dress, examining a jar of Smucker's strawberry preserves in an aisle of a grocer...

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of bedroom with a baby crib in front of one window and a rocking chair in front of the other.

Date: 1981-12-28 

Description: Father reading "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain to his son.

Date: 1969 

Description: Manitowoc County Honey Queen, Lois Lensmeyer of Whitelaw, Wisconsin. She wears a white dress and is standing and smiling with her Honey Queen sash and crow...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors eating at long tables under the pines at a U.S. Naval Training Camp. Decorative flags wave above them.

Date: 1956-08-14 

Description: Margaret Klipstein bakes many cookies for her family. Part of the photo spread for the Wisconsin State Journal Centennial Cookbook Recipe Contest.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Morris-Jumel Mansion which served, at different times, as headquarters to both forces during the Revolutionary war. This view of the...

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