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    • Sewing class, 1922.

    • Sewing class, 1922.

    • African Americans; Women; Sewing machines; Sewing; People

    • A group of African American women participate in a sewing class. Along one side of the room the women work at sewing machines which are built into desks. In the middle of the room long tables are placed end to end and women work on laying out...
    • Goodwill Industries of America. Women sewing and ironing.

    • Goodwill Industries of America. Women sewing and ironing.

    • Goodwill Industries of America; Charitable organizations; Women; Sewing machines; Sewing; Irons (Pressing); Laundry; Clothing & dress

    • Women sit at sewing machines and on benches in a room with bare lightbulbs and exposed brick walls, sewing; another woman stands at an ironing board ironing a silk dress. A rack of dresses stands behind her. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Simmons University millinery class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University millinery class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Classrooms; African American college students; College students; African American educators; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); Home economics; Sewing; Sewing machines; Hats; African Americans

    • Female students take a millinery class at Simmons University. Some students are sewing hats by hand while others are using sewing machines. The back of the photograph reads: "'Hats' 'Hats' 'Hats' Milinery Art at Simmons University." The...
    • Home Economics Department, textiles, 1930s.

    • Home Economics Department, textiles, 1930s.

    • University of Louisville--Faculty; University of Louisville--Students; Women; Sewing; Sewing machines; Home economics; Ford Hall (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Women sit at tables and stand nearby. Many of them are doing hand-sewing, but a few sit at sewing machines. There are lockers on the back wall. Two of the women who are standing are identified, one as Miss Liter and the other as Mrs. Jenks. A...
    • Appliance showroom, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • Appliance showroom, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • Showrooms; Vacuum cleaners; Sewing machines; Sales personnel; Advertising; Stores & shops; Men; People

    • A man stands near a table with a Hoover vacuum cleaner on it. To the right is a cut-out advertisement of a woman in a maid's uniform. In front of the cut-out is a vacuum. The table in the left foreground holds a Westinghouse sewing machine. The...
    • Goodwill Industries of America. Woman sewing.

    • Goodwill Industries of America. Woman sewing.

    • Goodwill Industries of America; Charitable organizations; Women; Sewing machines; Crutches; African Americans

    • Group of women standing around woman at sewing machine. Another seated woman, with crutches leaning against her chair, reaches out for a can of Campbell's Soup offered by a woman wearing a coat and hat and holding a basket. Title supplied by...
    • Simmons University sewing class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University sewing class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American college students; College students; Women; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African American universities and colleges; Sewing; Sewing machines; Classrooms; Home economics;...

    • Young women in sewing class at Simmons University with instructors. Included in the photo is Presisdent C. H. Parrish as well as women identified on the back as Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. Crutcher. The university has gone by many names since its...
    • Simmons University sewing class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University sewing class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American college students; College students; Women; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African American universities and colleges; Sewing; Sewing machines; Classrooms; Home economics;...

    • Young women in sewing class at Simmons University with instructors. The chalkboard has instructions for proper sewing techniques, some of which are "No kind of needle work requires a cramp or stoop position. Have your chair square to a table...
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