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Photograph

Harbor House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the parlor. A settee and desk line the outer walls, while the middle area of the room is kept open, save for the large spinning wheel. Most of...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A woman stands with two children in a poultry yard, feeding chicks and a hen from a coffee can. Several farm buildings are in the background.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

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Description: Ike Church at a CIO bar-b-que, cutting a pork shank.

Date: 1948 

Description: View of three women evaluating meal prepared by cook inside International Harvester's Evansville Works home economics kitchen. The Evansville Works produce...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Woman and young girl working in a kitchen canning beans. The girl is standing at the sink running a faucet while the woman is seated at a table using a bea...

Photograph

DMC Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported brand...

Photograph

Writing a Note

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.

Photograph

Hanson Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Hawaiian Room at Hanson Hotel, one of the original structures built near Oquaga Lake. The room is decorated with palm trees that protrude...

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...

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Date: 1915-02-22 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a me...

Photograph

Sewing Class

Date: 1898 

Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...

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Description: A group of women pose amidst the hops plants in a field. Most of the women are wearing hats, aprons, and dresses. Some have picnic baskets and many are eat...

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Description: Woman wearing a hairnet and an apron fills a pasty in her kitchen. A man wearing coveralls is seated at the table watching.

Date: 1969-10 

Description: Three men standing in front of a window curtain sampling honey.

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Description: Interior portrait of the Bennett family posed around a bowl of popcorn.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the parlor in the Denison homestead. Built in 1717, the home is a museum today. The room features a brick fireplace with mantle, a plush chair, two...

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