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Woman Canning

Date: 1926 

Description: A woman wearing an apron removes a wire rack filled with glass canning jars from a boiler on a Coleman Pressure Range on International Harvester's Hinsdale...

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Woman at Sink

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman fills a bucket with water from an indoor well pump while standing at a kitchen sink. A mirror hangs on the wall and a potted plant, canister, and c...

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Men Who Cook

Date: 1956-05-22 

Description: T.L. Graham is shown preparing strawberries for a dessert served with sour cream and a topping of brown sugar.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron washes her hands in a metal bucket set on a table on a farmhouse porch. Multiple metal pails with handles and a milk pail...

Date: 1918 

Description: Jane the waif (played by Dorothy Gish) offers Baby Sheldon (Ernest Marion) a pancake in a scene still for the silent film "Battling Jane." Behind them is a...

Date: 1950-05-18 

Description: Display window featuring a mannequin in a bridal gown and household items at Wolff Kubly Hirsig Hardware Store, 17 South Pinckney Street.

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Leske's Steak House

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: Leske's Steak House, 2827 Atwood Avenue. Close-up view of a steak dinner advertised for $2.25.

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Fish Boil Fire

Date: 1967 

Description: Outdoor view of two pots used for a fish boil. One pot is engulfed in flames and children are running from the area.

Date: 1904-04-04 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger feeding calves through the barn door.

Date: 1978-10-23 

Description: Staff of the "Guardian", the Marxist-Leninist weekly newspaper, taken on the 40th anniversary of the paper's establishment. The cake is decorated with a ha...

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Staircase Danger

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A girl holds a long coat or blanket, a broom, and a dustpan while she descends a flight of stairs at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Interior view of the Paper House, featuring a piano, a bench, a lamp and a chair constructed with rolls of paper.

Date: 1958-12-09 

Description: Mrs. I. Franklin (Arline) Houseman of 821 Lakewood Boulevard made a novel "tree" from chicken wire, colored pine cones, Christmas tree balls, leaves, and o...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Benedict Goldenberger family enjoying a wurst roast in the Madison vicinity. Goldenberger was a cooper and vinegar-maker.

Date: 1964-06-02 

Description: New officers of the Who's New club are shown at the spring luncheon at Maple Bluff Country Club. L to R: Peggy Snodgrass, secretary; Frances Barnes, assis...

Date: 1943 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 1, "Woman." The poster features a woman with a service flag or banner with a blue star in the center behind her. A small...

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Kitchen Implements

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A display of metal kitchen utensils including cookie cutters, cake pans and molds.

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Woman using Loom

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Woman using a loom outdoors. In her journal from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) she records: "The women braid the fibres together making a crude mat of them. The t...

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Bake Oven

Date: 1925-08-24 

Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."

Date: 1919 

Description: Students sit at desks inside Sedan Prairie School while others stand in the back of the classroom to prepare lunch. The poster hanging on the back wall rea...

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