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Woman Broiling Hamburger

Date: 1950
Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.
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Kitchen Interior

Date: 1910
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.
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Cooking Classes at Hillside Home School

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Description: Students in cooking class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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International Harvester Refrigerator

Date: 1950
Description: Woman demonstrates the features of a well-stocked International Harvester refrigerator.
Magazine or Periodical

IH Refrigeration Takes Broad New Strides

Date: January 1947
Description: Cover of International Harvester World magazine showing a woman standing next to an International Harvester freezer. International Harvester also ma...
Poster

International Harvester Refrigerator Advertising Poster

Date: 1951
Description: Color advertising poster for International Harvester refrigerators showing several refrigerators stocked with food, color chips, and the disembodied heads...
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Mary Ellen Nevin and her Sister

Date: 1897
Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...
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Father in Apron Cooking

Date: 1960
Description: A father standing over a pan wearing an apron. He is cooking and smoking a cigar.
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Mrs. Mutchler Makes Soup

Date: May 12 1933
Description: Mrs. Wilson Mutchler of Stoners' Prairie farm at 2533 Mutchler Road, south of Madison, cooks soup on a wood stove.
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Mowing the Lawn with Baby

Date: May 05 1985
Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.
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Woman with Toasters

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Description: Woman comparing toaster wattages.
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Sears Roebuck "Wizard" Washing Machine

Date: 1913
Description: 1913 Sears Roebuck catalog page of woman with "Wizard" washing machine.
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Sears Roebuck Fireless Cookers

Date: 1915
Description: Sears Roebuck catalog page of heating radiator, kettles, and pans.
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Wood Burning Cooking Range

Date: 1912
Description: Ornate iron wood burning cooking range.
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Dreams Come True

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Description: Advertisement for International Harvester refrigerators and freezers. Depicts a woman wearing an apron over a dress standing near a freezer and refrigerato...
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Woman in Kitchen

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Description: Composite photograph/painting of a woman standing and pouring (fake) water into a cracked basin, with the water spilling onto the floor.
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Making Buckwheat Pancakes

Date: September 13 1949
Description: Elderly woman making pancakes on griddle at wood burning stove.
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Woman with Blender

Date: March 18 1955
Description: Woman stirring the contents of an Osterizer blender that is sitting on the stove.
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Fudge Party

Date: 1890
Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.
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Baking Bread for Communion

Date: September 25 1963
Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.

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