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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Elderly man sitting in a rocking chair and knitting.
Description: An actor from the Madison Theater Guild tries on a costume.
Description: A man is carrying a chair into a house from an International Harvester model 1700 truck owned by A. Arnold and Son Transfer & Storage Co. of Louisville, Ke...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Group of people sitting on the ground outside of a thatched house with pottery.
Description: A refuse pile consisting of glass, a broken basket, bottles, cans, and other items behind a farmhouse. A crumbling foundation can be seen in the background...
Description: First graders of the Badger School decorated eggs and hung them on a silver tree for disabled children in the orthopedic ward of University hospitals. The...
Description: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View of tables set in the mess hall at United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Two men sit at a table on the left, and windows line the walls.
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.
Description: The winner of the sauerkraut eating contest, Don Bauer, stands triumphantly before his clean plate. A U.S. flag and a sign for the 34th Kraut Festival ador...
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...
Description: Mrs. Lloyd Knox demonstrating the technique of making spoon bread.
Description: Nine women sit around a table while sewing in preparation for the Beth Israel sisterhood's annual bazaar at 1406 Mound Street.
Description: Three women wearing hats they made in a millinery class at the Madison Vocational School. Seated is Mrs. David (Hilda) Gay, and standing behind her are Mrs...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A young woman displays a television set.
Description: Woman wearing an apron and identified as Anne Jilk is posing with a can of beans to demonstrate the testing of canned food.
Description: A woman wearing an apron pulls a tray out from what appears to be a food dehydrator.
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...
Description: A group of men and women surround O.H. Benson as he gives a canning demonstration in the office of County Superintendent Tobin. Canning equipment stands on...
Description: A woman in a long dress, heels, earrings, and a double strand of pearls holds of platter of food in front of an open International Harvester freezer.
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