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Sewing Class at School for Indian Children

Date: 1895
Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.
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Singer Sewing Machine in Java

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Description: Illustration of a Javanese woman sewing at a Singer Sewing machine while a Javanese man looks on.
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Singer Advertising Card — Filipino Pair

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...
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Singer Advertising Card - Roumanian Group

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...
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Woman Using Sewing Machine

Date: 1955
Description: Woman using a Necchi sewing machine.
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Farm Hazard: Keep Fingers Away from Sewing Machine

Date: July 17 1926
Description: Staged scene of a woman sewing with a young child attempting to help. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...
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"Cottage" Sewing Room

Date: 1884
Description: "Cottage" sewing room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for girls, depicting a class of young girls handling fabrics, sewing, and working with sewing mach...
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Tailor at his Sewing Machine

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Description: A tailor sews a military uniform in his ship at the Massanutten Military Academy, with finished uniforms folded on the table behind him.
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Sewing Group

Date: May 31 1964
Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.
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G. Thompson Family and Domestic Machines

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Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machi...
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G. Larsen Family near Two-Story House

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Description: The G. Larsen Family sits in their front yard. Behind them a sewing machine can be seen on the porch of their two-story house.
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Family Posed in front of House

Date: 1875
Description: A family poses in a front yard around a table that has flowers and cups on it. Behind them is a wood frame house with a sewing machine on its porch and a t...
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Family Posed in Yard Near House

Date: 1876
Description: A family is posed around a table on which are many thick books and a stereoscope. Most of the men, especially the twin boys, have assumed heroic postures....
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Family Posed in Yard of House

Date: 1877
Description: A family is posed around two trees in a yard. A man sits on a chaise lounge and a woman in a striped dress sits in a rocking chair with a shawl on its back...
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Couple with Three Children outside of Home

Date: 1874
Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...
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Family having Coffee outside House

Date: 1874
Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...
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Adults at a Table Near House

Date: 1872
Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...
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Family in front of Three-Story House

Date: 1871
Description: Family in yard around table with coffee cups and plants. The frame house in the background has a sewing machine on the porch, wood trim at top of front and...
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G. Thompson Family and Domestic Machines

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Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machin...
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Factory Worker

Date: 1972
Description: An employee of the Chase Bag company, who was also a member of the Amagalamted Meatcutters and Butcherworkers of North America, stitches at a sewing machin...

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