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Description: People examining a home economics exhibit at the Farm and Home Week at the University of Wisconsin. From left are Ruth E. Davis, Port Washington; Mrs. Otto...
Description: A woman wearing an apron uses a counter-mounted can opener.
Description: With all Hillsboro striving to honor Vice-Admiral March A. Mitscher, who came for a visit with his mother, Bessie Hooker, a maid in the Mr. and Mrs. Lyle H...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A woman stands under a rooftop near a doorway pouring liquid through what appears to be a cheesecloth strainer and into a clay pot.
Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...
Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: A woman wearing an apron standing in a cellar while taking potatoes out of a basket for storage on a shelf. Shelves on the wall behind her hold multiple ja...
Date: date unknown
Description: Two waitresses are standing at the back of the dining room at the Edgewater Hotel. All the tables are set with silverware and glasses.
Description: Wisconsin's first lady Mrs. Vernon (Helen) Thomson hosts a tea at the executive residence at 101 Cambridge Road. Among the 200 guests were, left to right,...
Description: Mrs. John Bowers removing a plate of food from the dumbwaiter in her Benton County farmhouse.
Description: A Ho-Chunk group dressed in regalia gather behind an elderly woman and child. The man with the rifle has an appliqué blanket wrapped around him as does the...
Description: Interior portrait of a man sitting at a kitchen table adjusting his homemade telescope. His wife is washing dishes behind him. Open shelves on the wall dis...
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
Description: A group of Fond du Lac women sews clothes for a Civil Works Administration project in 1934. The CWA was an emergency program that lasted from November 1933...
Date: 1915-02-22 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gathered around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a...
Description: Misses Armstrong, Stout, and Norton, and Mister Adams posed on steps before the door of a building hosting a Farmers' Institute Cooking School.
Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin, a strong supporter of seniors, helps to deliver meals on wheels to a home-bound resident of his district.
Description: Girls' weaving class at the University of Wisconsin.
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...
Description: The junior division of the University of Wisconsin Service League for faculty wives has a number of interest groups including the sewing group, shown prep...
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