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Photograph

Embroidery Class

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls sit around a long table while embroidering white cloth stretched through embroidery hoops. A woman, probably an instructor, stands at left. A number...

Photograph

Outdoor Chores

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Woman doing chores outdoors.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs and two captions with extensive details of the camp's war efforts. Several campers in each photo...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 5, "Home Canning." The poster features a woman in a checkered apron pouring something from a cooking pan into a jar....

Date: 1917 

Description: Bob Hildreth (a sculptor played by Frank Mayo) has designs on his student Lois Page (played by Ethel Clayton) in this scene still from "Easy Money."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women learning the dressmaking trade at an ORT school in a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivo...

Photograph

Chippewa Mother

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Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) mother with two children, one of whom is in a cradleboard, at the Lac du Flambeau reservation. This image is part of an exhibit about...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in flowered apron, holds a white pot in one hand and a ladle of maple sugar confection in the othe...

Date: 1949-02-16 

Description: "Wisconsin State Journal" recipe contest winner Lea Gunderson holds a platter of her pineapple covered upside-down ham loaf.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Loretta Falci (Lorenzina Fiocco Falci), an Italian woman, preparing sarsa, tomato paste on boards on the porch of her home, 622 Milton Street. Milton Stre...

Photograph

Bath Time

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.

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Description: Ho-Chunk woman tanning buckskin. Typical dwellings (chipotekes) in the background.

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Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison student housing project at Monroe Street. There was housing at Monroe Street and Randall Avenue for marrie...

Photograph

Lakefront View

Date: 1964-08-23 ca.

Description: View of Lake Michigan as seen from the lakefront property owned by Mr. Lloyd Lehman. Mrs. Lehman, and a neighbor, Patti O'Connell, attempt to set a dinner...

Date: 1944 

Description: A girl hands a piece of poultry to a woman standing in an International walk-in cooler and freezer. They are standing in front of a curtain.

Date: 1998-04-03 

Description: "Our waitress, Laurie Kuehl, sits down and jokes with us at the Mosey on Inn. Laurie informs us that her brother is the proprietor and her mother helps out...

Date: 1935-04-29 ca.

Description: A woman outside of a house stands over a large, black pot, possibly doing laundry. Four children play around the woman near the entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of six women posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are holding household items including an iron, knife, potato, dustpan, broom, pi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn and his wife Anna stand at a fence on their farm. William is holding a toddler. The house, the barn, several outbuildings and a windmill...

Date: 1903-07 

Description: Mary Krueger knitting in a rocking chair in the yard while her grandchildren sit on the ground beside her. Jennie Krueger sits to her right, holding the re...

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