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International Harvester Postcard — Siberia

Date: 1910
Description: Postcard of horses pulling a grain binder. Man seated on machine. Caption reads "Siberia — A Harvest Scene near Tobolsk, where American Harvesting Machines...
Postcard

International Harvester Postcard — India

Date: 1910
Description: Postcard with a color illustration of men and women working in fields. Original caption: "India — Primitive methods are still in use. The Reaping Hook has...
Map or Atlas

Ethnic Stocks Map

Date: 1940
Description: Map of the people of Wisconsin according to ethnic stocks.
Photograph

How To Wear a Sari

Date: March 13 1954
Description: Anna Chandapillal (right) demonstrates how to pleat the front of a sari modeled by Lenore Gourdin (left).
Photograph

How To Wear a Sari

Date: March 13 1954
Description: Anna Chandapillal (right) pleats the shoulder drape of the sari modeled by Lenore Gourdin (left).
Postcard

International Harvester Postcard — India

Date: 1909
Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a harvesting scene in India: men and women working in fields. Ori...
Photograph

Foreign Harvesting Scene

Date: 1900
Description: Men with hand harvesting tools and an ox-drawn hay cart in a foreign field (possibly India?).
Photograph

Nusserwanjee Merwanjee Patell

Date: 
Description: Portrait of N.M. Patell, seated in front of a painted backdrop.
Photograph

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur and Dean John Bowers

Date: June 17 1956
Description: Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, India's minister of welfare and health, is shown in a speedboat on Lake Mendota with Dean John Z. Bowers, of the University of Wiscon...
Photograph

Indian Ambassador to the United States

Date: June 23 1956
Description: Guest speaker at the Students from India Attending Mid-Western Colleges and Universities convention is G.L Mehta, second from left, India's ambassador to t...
Photograph

Ox Cart and International Harvester Tractor in India

Date: 1967
Description: Men follow an oxcart with an International Harvester tractor in India.
Photograph

Publicity Still from "The Young Rajah"

Date: 1922
Description: Rudolph Valentino poses wearing very little but an elaborate breechcloth decorated with pearls for his role as the Maharajah of Dharmagar in "The Young Raj...
Photograph

Thanks for Hospitality

Date: July 20 1959
Description: Two members of the University of Wisconsin's India Association smile their thanks to Governor Gaylord Nelson for "the wonderful hospitality extended toward...
Photograph

Marion Davies and a host of extras in a scene still

Date: 1922
Description: Marion Davies, costumed as an East Indian princess, sits enthroned at the back of a lavishly decorated set surrounded by a crowd of worshipful soldiers, da...
Photograph

Henry Woodruff, Rhea Mitchell, and Tsuru Aoki in a scene still

Date: 1916
Description: In this scene still for the silent drama "The Beckoning Flame," the Indian colonial administrator Harry Dickson (played by Henry Woodruff) and his English...
Photograph

Tsuru Aoki in a scene still

Date: 1916
Description: The Indian princess Janira (played by Japanese actress Tsuru Aoki) is seated on a raised platform on the left. In front of her are four dancing girls and a...
Photograph

Women Using Loom

Date: 1910
Description: Outdoor view of one woman using a loom and another woman preparing fibers for the loom to create siding for housing. This image was taken or purchased by C...
Photograph

Three Women Gathering Food in Ceylon

Date: 1910
Description: Three women standing in a row. Two of the women are carrying food in baskets and pottery on their head. They are unclothed above the waist and wearing clot...
Photograph

Woman and Man Grinding Grains

Date: 1910
Description: A woman and man grinding a variety of grain in a large stone mortar. The woman is wearing a blouse and skirt, the man is wearing white pants and is barefoo...
Photograph

Two Women with Flowers

Date: 1910
Description: Two women surrounded by flowers in the Philippines. They are wearing "voluminous blouses of a sheer material," as Carrie Chapman Catt describes in her jour...

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