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Date:  

Description: Cooking short course class at the Rochester under the supervision of Nellie Kedzie Jones.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Photograph

Homemaker Club

Date: 1980-11 

Description: "Theresa Homemakers Club hosted other homemaker clubs at the Theresa Public School. Guest speaker, Ann Kaiser (right), editor of 'Country Women' magazine,...

Photograph

Crocheting Doilies

Date: 1957-04-17 

Description: A Girl Scout crochets doilies at a senior citizens' care center with her "adoptive grandmother."

Date: 1955-04-19 

Description: Attic Angels Association "sewing bee", where members make aprons, curtains, and other articles for the Visiting Nurse Service. Left to right: Daisy Breyer...

Photograph

Milking the Cows

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of women and children gather around a table outdoors. They appear to be serving food out of bowls and containers placed on a table.

Date: 1943-10-20 

Description: Indoor portrait of Betty James, Brisbane, Australia.

Date: 1965 

Description: A group of children gathers around an International truck modified for use by a public health organization while a woman in a nurse's outfit stands inside....

Photograph

Home Canning

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman lifts jars of vegetables from a pot using a wire holder.

Photograph

Senior Center Tour

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Congressman David Obey (right) enjoys lunch at a senior center in his northern Wisconsin congressional district.

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman and girl stand by an International Harvester upright refrigerator loading food onto the shelves. They are standing in front of a curtain.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An outdoor group portrait of a birthday party. A cake with many candles and a lace tablecloth sits on a table in front. Most of the party are dressed up. N...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: A group of women mending clothes for the Quakers' relief clothing project at one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (L...

Date: 1923-05 

Description: Mrs. Eshe demonstrating the washing of laundry with a washboard, ringer and tub in front of a farm house. The original caption reads: "Washing with no impr...

Date: 1954-05-19 

Description: The head table at a dinner marking the 75th anniversary of the First Unitarian Society of Madison. Seated at the table are Frank Lloyd Wright and, next to...

Date:  

Description: A woman hangs laundry on a clothesline.

Date: 2001-02-16 

Description: "Kris, is our waitress at Sal's on Main. Sal's on Main has been in business for three years." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ralph...

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date: 1892 

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

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