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Description: Thanksgiving dinner between Native Americans and early Pilgrim settlers in America.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Chinese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
Description: View of young women learning to operate machines in a shirt and overall factory.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two girls from India in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics student Mrs. Hazel (Jobelle) Shands, Eagles Heights, researching ways to protect home-rendered lard from going ranci...
Description: A bundled-up woman hand pumps water from a well into a pail. The ground is covered with ice and snow. Two cars and a farmhouse appear in the background.
Description: View of a woman weaving with a loom as an exhibit at the Farmer's Museum, which opened in 1944. There is another loom behind her.
Description: Anne Pidcoe, teacher, enters an apartment building with an armload of groceries in preparation for a dinner party.
Description: Donald Soehnlein took this photograph while on vacation in the Bitterroot Mountains, near Lola, Montana. It depicts his wife Nina and son James cleaning up...
Date: 1915-02-22 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather around an outdoor barbecue pit as meat roasts. The barbecue took place at Louis Frank Sessions' farm during a me...
Description: "Valerie was our waitress at D'N'D's Country Tap in Dundee." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, unknown, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and the waitress.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Boulogne-sur-mer, France in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
Description: A Goldenberger Family picnic in the Madison area. The woman on the far right is Olivia Goldenberger, who performed on the operatic stage as Olivia Monona....
Description: Woman in an apron and high heels gazing upon a well-stocked International Harvester 8H3 Deluxe refrigerator.
Description: "Keeping our Friday fish fry tradition alive, Heather delivers a Friday meal featuring fish at Mercy Medical Center."
Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...
Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying scenes of Joy Camps camp craft activities during Beaver Point trip. Includes fires and lashings, campers ea...
Description: "Teri was our waitress at Coaches Corner Touch Down Club, Fond du Lac." From left to right, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Teri...
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