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Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952
Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.
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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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A Quiet Evening at Home

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Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.
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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1936
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife Olgivanna, seated together reading in the living room at Taliesin. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green, Wis...
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Christmas Day

Date: 1917
Description: A scrapbook page containing three images depicting John A. Commons (presumably) in his World War I uniform, individually and with his parents.
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Family at Dining Table

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Description: Family gathered at the dining table.
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Sleepover

Date: June 21 1967
Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...
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Two Young Women in Bedroom

Date: 1929
Description: Two young women talking in a bedroom. One is packing or unpacking clothes into a travel bag. A copy of Herbert Quick's "Vandemark's Folly" is among the boo...
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Father Reading to Son

Date: December 28 1981
Description: Father reading "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain to his son.
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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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Children Playing in Bedroom

Date: February 10 1955
Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.
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Woman Reading Magazine

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Description: Woman reading "House Beautiful" magazine at Greenwood House.
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Bath Time

Date: May 08 1955
Description: A boy in the bath tub being bathed by his mother.
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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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Canning Corn

Date: 1927
Description: Husband and wife canning corn in kitchen using Burpee Can Sealer.
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Early Crystal Radio Set

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Description: A woman tunes an early crystal radio set.
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Girl with Dolls

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Description: Young Jennie Krueger, the photographer's daughter, sitting with her dolls on the porch.
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Pioneer Living Room

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Description: A collection of pioneer household articles arranged in a living room.
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Children Using a Telephone

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Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.
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Classroom Cave People

Date: February 27 1984
Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

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