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Armour & Co. advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Armour's Mince Meat and Canned Meats showing an older woman teaching a group of younger women how to cook. Verso reads "It is admitted by every prudent housekeeper, that our Condensed Mince Meat is equal in every respect to the old-fashioned home-made article. Our well known connection with the beef industry, enables us, to put a Mince Meat on the market second to none. We use only the best and purest ingredients, and it is the universal verdict that our product retains its sweetness longer and goes farther than any other brand. Packaged in 12 oz. (net) cardboard cartons. Enough for two large pies. 2 packages for 25 cents. At all first-class grocery stores. Armour and Company, Chicago."

Edkins, Lucy.

Studio portrait of Lucy Edkins seen standing and looking slightly off camera. She is wearing a hat, lace adorned top and a fur scarf across shoulders.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Edkins, Lucy.

Studio portrait of Lucy Edkins seen standing and looking slightly off camera. She is wearing a hat, lace adorned top and a fur scarf across shoulders.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Litchfield Steam Laundry letterhead

Correspondence from Litchfield Steam Laundry of Litchfield, Illinois. The letterhead shows women at work in the laundry engaged in tasks such as using washing drums, pressing, and folding clothes. The letter reads "...from 40 to 69 lbs. Also, the water is clear now to what is was one month ago. It is also a compound which if you would let stand one month no settling would be acceptable. But hoping you have a machine which can master it. [illegible] yours truly, Hugh Snell"

Unidentified child.

Full body studio portrait of unidentified child seen looking at camera and standing with arm and foot propped on wicker chair.

Schantz Russell Family

Unidentified teenager.

Head and shoulder studio portrait of unidentified teenager seen looking off camera and wearing a top with large leg of mutton sleeves.

Schantz Russell Family

Unidentified woman.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of unidentified woman seen looking directly at camera in hair short bangs and a high bun.

Schantz Russell Family