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Woman with Wringer Washtub and Basket

Date: 1920
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.
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Woman Vacuuming Rug

Date: October 1927
Description: Woman vacuuming rug with a "Vacuette" sweeper in a farmhouse living room.
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Woman Pumping Water from Farmhouse Well

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Description: Woman pumping water from a well near the porch of her farmhouse.
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Woman Cleaning Wooden Floor

Date: 1920
Description: Woman cleaning a wooden floor in an open doorway of her farmhouse with a scrub brush.
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Woman Wringing Clothes with Early Washing Machine

Date: October 1923
Description: Mrs. Granere wringing clothes with a Maytag washing machine at Harvester Farm.
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Woman Throwing Out Wash Water

Date: 1925
Description: Woman dumping wash water from a metal wash basin on the back step of her farmhouse.
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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 Chopping Wood

Date: June 1923
Description: Woman chopping wood on the farm of E.A. Bancroft.
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Woman Drawing Water from Well

Date: May 1923
Description: Miss Neary drawing a bucket of water from a well next to a farmhouse. The original caption reads: "Drawing water from well. Miss Neary posing. Mr. Hyde pho...
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Mrs. Granere Washing Clothing

Date: October 1923
Description: Mrs. Granere using a Maytag wringer and two metal rinsing buckets to wash clothing on the International Harvester demonstration farm.
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Woman Washing Clothing

Date: 1925
Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron is using an "Easy Model H" wringer washing machine made by the Syracuse Washer Corporation.
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Woman Hauling Water

Date: 1920
Description: A woman carrying two metal buckets full of water away from a well pump near the porch of a farm house.
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Living Room

Date: 1929
Description: A couch, several wooden chairs, and a table are arranged in the living room of Mrs. Sam Barns.
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Girl Near Farmhouse

Date: 1925
Description: A girl wearing a dress and "Mary-Jane" shoes walking across the cement stair landing of the farmhouse entrance at International Harvester's demonstration f...
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Laundry Line

Date: 1920
Description: Clothing hanging on a clothesline strung between a farmhouse and two small farm buildings. Corn and other crops are planted around the farmhouse.
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Young Boy Harvesting Beans

Date: 1920
Description: A boy is holding a bushel basket while harvesting string beans in a field. A farmhouse and what appears to be a rabbit hutch or chicken coop are behind him...

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