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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.

Photograph

Spring Cleaning

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman dust mops the floor while listening to a radiophone that is perched on the window sill.

Date: 1982 

Description: A woman, Karen Barry, is standing over a sink washing dishes. Photographs, paintings, and other small decorations hang on the wall.

Photograph

Girl Scout Week

Date: 1952-10-20 

Description: Demonstrating their ability at homemaking, baking and testing cookies, are four members of the Girl Scout troop at Middleton High School who have just beco...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman wearing an apron sitting on a stool and washing dishes at a kitchen sink. Kitchen utensils are hanging on the wall above her.

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: Ten-year-old Fredrik, Jessie's brother William Daniel Turvill,and Reuben Gold Thwaites, have a meal at a campsite at Crooked Creek.

Photograph

Medicine Wigwam

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk woman with two children, a toddler who is standing, and an infant on a cradleboard, beside a long lodge (ciiserec). The lodge is covered with ca...

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. A husband and wife team, Bea and Carson Gu...

Photograph

Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1925 

Description: View of Coon Valley. Tall plants cover the lower portion of the frame. The landscape is includes homes, fields, and hills.

Photograph

Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker in his shop at work.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

New Year's Dinner

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: A group of family members sitting at a table laden with food for a New Year's dinner.

Date: 1948-11-14 

Description: Madison Legion Auxiliary tea at the American Legion clubhouse, 110 West Wilson Street. At the serving table are, left to right: Mrs Oscar (Louise) Onsgard,...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Young girl identified as Jewel Keller using a water pump outside a farm house to cool freshly canned corn.

Date: 1919-11 

Description: Mrs. Robert Viall operating a belt-driven cream separator. The separator is powered by an International engine.

Date: 1914 

Description: Group portrait of a number of soldiers, and a young boy, at Camp Douglas having a meal on an improvised table near a tree. One of the men has a dog on his...

Date: 1952-12-16 

Description: Mrs. Marie Shrout, 1102 Grant Street, preparing Christmas tree decorations with her children, Jim, 13, Patrick, 3, Douglas, 4, Susan, 9, Michael, 7, and St...

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Valera Widener and her children: Norma (on her lap), Franklin (left), and Lyall (right), in Baron Brothers Department Store drinking milk provided by the E...

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