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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils

Date: 1890
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
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The Slide

Date: 1880
Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.
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Woman Washing Clothes with Engine-Driven Washer

Date: July 1927
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...
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Woman Washing Dishes

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Description: Woman washing dishes in a kitchen sink. Kitchen utensils are hanging on the wall and the cabinets are open, revealing cleaning supplies made by Lux, Bon Am...
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Nettie Livingston

Date: June 08 1934
Description: Outdoor portrait of Nettie Livingston, 1205 Vilas Avenue, who works as a maid at Wisconsin General Hospital, hopes to win a vacation at the Bowman House, a...
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7th Wisconsin Officers

Date: 1862
Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...
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Neils Hallanger Family Relaxes in Yard

Date: 1877
Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...
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Laundry at Highlander

Date: 1935
Description: Early 1930s laundry group that helped staff members. Dorothy Carlson at right.
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Woman Hanging Laundry

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Description: A woman hangs laundry on a clothesline.
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Women in Garden

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Description: Two women work in a garden. One of the women is picking vegetables, while the other woman hangs laundry.
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Washing Dishes

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Description: Two women and a man wash dishes in a tent.
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Children Hang Up Towels

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Description: Children at camp hang up their towels outdoors.
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Women Posing with Household Articles

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Description: Five women pose for a group portrait in front of a painted backdrop with various household articles such as an iron, feather duster, platter, cup, pitcher,...
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Women with Household Articles

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Description: A studio portrait of six women posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are holding household items including an iron, knife, potato, dustpan, broom, pi...
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Portrait of Two Women Wearing Aprons

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Description: Two women stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing aprons over their long dresses and are holding hands.
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Summer Vacation Jobs for Youth

Date: July 12 1949
Description: Ginny Hall, a West High School senior, has a summer job caring for Sharon and Sandra Sinn, the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Sinn, 3405 Blackhawk Dr...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

School of Housekeeping Scenes

Date: December 27 1899
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
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Women Posing with Household Items

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Description: Studio portrait of two women sitting in front of three standing women, all holding household items, including: pie, iron, cup, towel, platter, and glasses....
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Wolff Kubly Hirsig Display Window

Date: May 18 1950
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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Clothesline

Date: July 24 1960
Description: Laundry hangs on a clothesline and blows in the wind. There are fields behind, and low hills in the distance.

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