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Date: 1917 

Description: Young man outside a barn pitching piles of manure. Original caption reads: "Union Pacific Silo Special Trip. Manure, J.A. Butler."

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Engine-Powered Saw

Date: 1923-10 

Description: A man wearing overalls and a cap is using a saw powered by a 1.5 horsepower McCormick-Deering engine to cut wood on International Harvester's Hinsdale expe...

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Making Pumpkin Pie

Date: 1954-11-22 

Description: Kindergarteners at Dudgeon School in Mrs. Virginia Price's class make a pumpkin pie. Ready to add the egg is Nancy Olmstead, manning the beater is Julie Du...

Date: 1952-12-16 

Description: Nancy Rieter and Dianne Blanchard, students in the 8th grade home economics class at West Junior High School, mix cookie batter. The class baked several th...

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William Sachtjen

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Future District Court Judge William Sachtjen, wearing an apron and holding a broom. He is standing behind a 7-Up sign. Sachtjen worked at Droster's Grocery...

Date: 1954-11-25 

Description: Fabric and pattern department of the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1946-10 

Description: Members prepare a banquet to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), October 23, 1946. E...

Date: 1956-11-13 

Description: Marie Ellis knitting ski sweaters at the East Side Women's Hobby Show.

Date: 1949-04-12 

Description: Young homemakers, Caroline Reierson, 615 Dennett Dr.,and Arveda Kuhlmey, 713 Dennett Dr., experiment with a new culinary process for cooking meat. They be...

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Cover of "International Harvester World" magazine, with an image of three women in the home economics model kitchen at International Harvester's Evansville...

Date: 1946-08-10 

Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.

Date: 1956-09 

Description: Lewis Arms and his new wife LuRay pose in their wedding clothes, cutting the wedding cake.

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1944 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 5, "Victory Garden." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left in muted colors, and...

Date: 1957-02-15 

Description: Jean Ziegler cooks spaghetti for a dinner party at her apartment at 122 East Gilman Street, Apt. 205.

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Mrs. Betz ironing a skirt on a wall-mounted foldout ironing board. A radiator is along the wall near a sink, and a wooden chair is on the right.

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Canning

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman removes a jar of cut string beans from a pot and places it on a dishcloth next to two other filled jars.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy (possibly father and son) on farmland near a cornfield operating a horse-drawn No. 3 Clover Leaf manure spreader. A barn is in the background.

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Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: Kenneth Lemmer Jr., sitting in a high chair, is playing with a Christmas tree ornament. His mother Katherine Lemmer is wrapping Christmas presents at a tab...

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