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Description: Two young women talking in a bedroom. One is packing or unpacking clothes into a travel bag. A copy of Herbert Quick's "Vandemark's Folly" is among the boo...
Date: 1958 before
Description: Lunch counter during harvest season at a Wisconsin cranberry marsh. Cranberry pickers enjoy a break and lunch during the busy harvest season.
Description: Sue Mitchell has a sewing room in the corner of her log house. She has lived here since 1977.
Description: Mrs. L.A. Hawkins skims cream from a bowl in a basement using an "old-fashioned" tin skimmer. Shelves of canned goods are in the background.
Description: "Kristin was our waitress at Jerry's Old Town Inn." From left to right: Kristin, Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Carl Bernhard.
Description: Mrs. Granere uses a Maytag wringer and two metal rinsing buckets to wash clothing on the International Harvester demonstration farm.
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: Woman, probably Mrs. Rufus A. Jones, the former Birdine Perry, posing with an infant in a baby carriage.
Description: Woman, probably Edna Richards Turner, posing with her potted plants. The Methodist Church is in the background.
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Corunna in "native" Corunnan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Na...
Description: A woman uses an electric sewing machine while seated at a table with latticed sides.
Description: Mae Gribbon uses a soldering tool to seal tin cans in a home canning operation.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.
Description: Chromolithograph card of Normandy women wearing the famed Normandy caps, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set c...
Date: date unknown
Description: An Apache Native American woman with a baby in a papoose on her back.
Description: Laboratory work in a University of Wisconsin home economics class.
Description: A seated woman peeling potatoes. Two buckets are on the floor in front of her and she is wearing a striped apron.
Description: A gag photo postcard of a man, seated on the edge of a bed, with his arm around a life-sized paperboard cut out of a beautiful, seated woman. He is holding...
Description: Woman wearing an apron and identified as Anne Jilk poses with a can of beans to demonstrate the testing of canned food.
Description: Alpha Phi sorority, 28 Langdon Street, was the site of a garden party for all sorority women on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Left to right:...
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