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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...

Date: 1892 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a woman wearing a plaid dress standing outdoors hanging up clean laundry, specifically light colored shirts and towels, on the clothesline.

Photograph

Kitchen Interior

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: Group of International Harvester Agricultural Extension speakers seated on a lawn for supper. Original caption reads, "This picture shows part of the Alfal...

Photograph

Woman with Bathtub

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A woman wearing a checkered dress turns the faucet on a bathtub at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm (Harvester Farm).

Photograph

Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman uses an axe to chop wood in a rural area. A pile of logs stands in the background.

Date: 1999-10-01 

Description: "At the Knights of Columbus in West Bend, Cy Wietor, who supervises a group of waiters, stops to chat with us at our table." From left to right; Shirley Wi...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Four individuals, sitting in the shade near a table during a picnic on Madeline Island. Image includes Elizabeth Nesbet (Mrs. S. C. Marty, Sr.), Gertrude C...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Curt Moore selling "one minute" washing machines to a farmer's wife. The washing machines are loaded in the back of an International "Red Baby" truck. The...

Date: 1944-11-07 

Description: Joyce Elmer is basting a chicken in an iron reflector oven and Gene Lyte is using a butter churn. Both women are University of Wisconsin home economics maj...

Photograph

Ella M. Pickford

Date: 1945-04-24 

Description: Portrait of Ella M. Pickford (Mrs. Henry W. Pickford), 201 South Mills Street. Mrs. Pickford, who is 88 years old, does her own housework and despite poor...

Postcard

Farm Family

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a farm couple and their daughter posing outdoors in front of a barn.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A woman moves a box of firewood from the corner of the kitchen on the farm of E.A. Bancroft. A woodburning stove stands to her right.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A woman pretends to pour kerosene on a hot stove as part of an International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department campaign to make families aware of...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A young child examines a children's book with her grandmother.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two women with a spinning wheel standing in front of a small wooden building. Published by Bryson City Drug Company, number 4.

Date: 2002-05-10 

Description: "At Cinder's, our waitress, Sandy, joins us at our table. In the back is the owner, Cindy." From left to right; Sandy, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Cindy, Shirle...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton and his future wife, Leonore Judkins, look over a piece of beadwork on a frame.

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