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Description: Interior view of the drawing room at the Van Cortlandt house which features bay windows with built in benches, ornately carved furniture, an harpsichord an...

Photograph

Men Who Cook

Date: 1956-05-22 

Description: William H. Siemering stands in a kitchen grating cheese while wearing the traditional chef's apron, hat, and neckerchief. His specialty is "Eggs Wisconsin....

Date: 1932-02-13 

Description: Green County 4-H Club girl, Helen Haldeman of Monroe, poses in the Madison Gas and Electric Co. demonstration kitchen, while she competes in the state cher...

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Weaving Class

Date:  date unknown

Description: Girls' weaving class at the University of Wisconsin.

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Description: Ike Church at a CIO bar-b-que, cutting a pork shank.

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Description: A family is posed in a dining room with a woman seated and holding a small child. A man is seated at a desk in the corner, with a young girl standing nearb...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

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Milking the Cows

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men are sitting on stools milking cows in a barnyard within a log fence enclosure. Milking was usually done outside during the 19th century so in this...

Date: 1936 

Description: Man seated on hay rake pulled by two work horses. Original caption reads, "raking alsike clover with new McCormick-Deering Sulky rake owned and operated by...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: A young woman serving as the photographer's assistant is standing beside a woman sitting in a chair wearing a hat, and a Farm and Home Week name tag. She i...

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Description: Six young girls in a home economics class stand around a table, measuring and pouring ingredients into a bowl. A girl to the far right holds a finished bak...

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Laundry Line

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Clothing hangs on a clothesline strung between a farmhouse and two small farm buildings. Corn and other crops are planted around the farmhouse.

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Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

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Description: Posed on the small porch outside the open kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping,...

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1951 

Description: Marjean Czerwinski of Milwaukee, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, poses eating an ice cream cone with a young boy and girl.

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Ellsworth House

Date: 1953-12-12 

Description: Portrait of Helen Young, housemother at the recently opened Ellsworth House, a residence for UW co-eds. The building, located at 422 North Murray Street,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the five-story Home Economics Building at the Stout Institute (now University of Wisconsin-Stout). Automobiles park alongside the streets...

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Girls' Canning Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mrs. Marie Cromer Zigler, left, assists a group of girls as they gather around a table to participate in a girls' Canning Club.

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Elda Strahm

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elda Strahm, 13, poses outside her home with many prize ribbons which she won at the Green County and Wisconsin State Fairs. Another girl stands on the lef...

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