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Date: 1949-01-31 

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...

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Can Opener

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman wearing an apron uses a counter-mounted can opener.

Date: 1945-06-28 

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.

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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...

Date: 1926 

Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.

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Woman in Cellar

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.

Date: 1958-02-03 

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,...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mrs. John Bowers removing a plate of food from the dumbwaiter in her Benton County farmhouse.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1899-12-27 

Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".

Date: 1934 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Misses Armstrong, Stout, and Norton, and Mister Adams posed on steps before the door of a building hosting a Farmers' Institute Cooking School.

Date: 1995-09 

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.

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Weaving Class

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Date: 1952-01-22 

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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