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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: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men are harvesting corn in a field. One of them is operating a horse-drawn corn binder. In the background a woman stands holding a child in the doorw...

Date: 1999-11-19 

Description: "Our waitress at the Pyramid was Patricia 'George' Butch. She explained that 28 years ago, when she applied for the job, there was already an employee name...

Date: 2001-06-01 

Description: "Our waitress at the Break-A-Way was Lu Ann. Although the fish were very good, we waited over an hour for our food, probably the slowest service we have ex...

Date: 1912 

Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Chinese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman cleaning a wooden floor in an open doorway of her farmhouse with a scrub brush.

Date: 1964-06-02 

Description: Who's New club wound up its season with a luncheon at Maple bluff Country Club. Pictured L to R: Marles Christoph; Virginia Schomberg; and Constance Lamp....

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Description: A woman with a ukulele in a household setting.

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Granere starts a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine in order to power a Maytag washer.

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: Three women looking at an exhibit at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week showing color combinations for clothing and accessories. Pictured left...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a woman wearing a plaid dress standing outdoors hanging up clean laundry, specifically light colored shirts and towels, on the clothesline.

Date: 1948-01-19 

Description: Shown at the American Association of University Women tea from the left: Mrs. Ralph A. (Jessie) McCanse; Mrs. Hans H. (Theresa) Reese; and Miss Ruth Campbe...

Photograph

Woman Cooking

Date: 1923-07 

Description: Mrs. John Esche uses a wood burning stove marked "Home Comfort" to prepare food. A crate holding firewood stands to the right of the stove.

Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...

Photograph

Truck Stop Diner

Date: 1966 

Description: Waitresses and customers at an American Oil Company truck stop diner on Interstate-80.

Photograph

Home Canning

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and bonnet uses a wire potato masher to remove a jar of peaches from a vat of boiling water. Several jars of canned goods stand on...

Date: 1955 

Description: Woman using a Necchi sewing machine.

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