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Photograph

Woman at Table

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five women seated at a table set for perhaps a Valentine's Day party. The setting was likely a Home Economics project for the women at the Northern Wiscons...

Date: 1926-07 

Description: A woman and a girl sitting at a table, husking and silking corn at the Harvester Farm. The image is one of a series illustrating canning methods.

Date: 1949 

Description: A woman in a checkered dress, apron, and heels stands in front of an open International Harvester refrigerator. The door is behind her, and she holds a tr...

Photograph

Junior Red Cross

Date: 1946-12-15 

Description: East High School clothing and homemaking teacher Helen Mathias (second from right), helping three of her students to make wool jumpers for the Junior Red C...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A young woman wearing an apron smiles as she slices a carrot into a pan.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Woman feeding angora rabbits in their hutches.

Date: 1956-12-14 

Description: Marie Skramstad (left) and Ann Riiber (right) enjoy the smorgasbord at the UW Scandinavian Club Christmas party.

Photograph

Mansion House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of a restaurant at a mansion house. A man at the left leans against a counter, and two women stand behind a shelf filled with candy. Tables and...

Date: 1949-01-18 

Description: Florence Brewer, seated, from England, learning sewing from Helen John, with Richard W. Bardwell, director of Madison Vocational and Adult Education School...

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of girls are wearing full-length aprons while using manual hand-mixers to beat the contents of bowls in a domestic economy (home economics) class....

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Woman in Kitchen

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron standing near a wheeled butler's tray in a kitchen. A sink, table, and chair are standing against the wall, and various cooking ut...

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Miss Larson using a pressure kettle to cook on a wood-burning stove in a farmhouse kitchen.

Date: 1962-03 

Description: A group of two men and two women are seated in a booth. The table is is littered with soda bottles, plates, and glasses. The woman on the left is smoking a...

Date: 1892 

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

Photograph

Banquet Guests

Date: 1967 

Description: Guests enjoying themselves at a banquet of the Executives' Secretaries, Inc.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman is using a towel to remove a can from a stove top pressure boiler. Additional cans are sitting on the counter beside her, and the boiler lid and o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Standing in the yard in front of a log house is a man standing and holding crutches in the middle, a woman on the left holding a small girl who is perched...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A group of individuals sit on a log lawn swing in the yard of the Drew cottage. Features a caption that reads, "Charter members of lunchgrabbers league." H...

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Description: Myles Horton visiting citizenship school sewing class for younger members; teacher, Bernice Robinson. "Modernage" sewing machine featured.

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