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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: A woman stirs a pot on a six-burner electric stove. Two Hotpoint automatic electric ovens stand beside the stove, and canisters and teapots stand on the st...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...
Description: "Teresa was our waitress at Jo Jo's in Jackson."
Description: A woman and her dog standing at the doorway of a concrete block milk house.
Description: University of Wisconsin home economics student Mrs. Hazel (Jobelle) Shands, Eagles Heights, researching ways to protect home-rendered lard from going ranci...
Description: "At Kentucky Fried Chicken in Fond du Lac, we serve ourselves."
Description: Betty Sullivan, a Red Cross worker, serves coffee in the interrogation room at Kobler Field, Saipan, for a B-29 flight crew that had just returned from a b...
Description: 1913 Sears Roebuck catalog page of woman with "Wizard" washing machine.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: A campsite at Hiawatha National Forest. Men and women sits at a picnic table, while children sit by the campfire.
Date: date unknown
Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.
Description: Members prepare a banquet to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), October 23, 1946.
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...
Description: Mae Gribbon uses a soldering tool to seal tin cans in a home canning operation.
Description: View from a stage of a gathering of the Homemaker Club.
Description: A very happy grandmother stands in the farmyard with a granddaughter, a cow and many chickens. In the background is the farmhouse.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...
Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three women working on sewing pattern pieces: two women are sitting at a table with a box of patter...
Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...
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