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Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women with a large washtub and a hammock, washing cloth and laying it on the hammock to dry. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 20... more

Michiyuki tamagawa no dan

Michiyuki tamagawa no dan

Print shows a man squatting next to a stream with a long piece of cloth in his hands, which he may be washing, and a woman standing next to him, also holding a long piece of cloth. They may be servants of the m... more

Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women hanging laundry.

Kinuta no tamagawa

Kinuta no tamagawa

Print shows a woman daydreaming while leaning on a device for beating cloth; a young boy holding a cage is standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze

Print shows several fans with landscape scenes, a man traveling on horseback, and two women doing laundry or ironing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

Drawing shows women washing clothes in tubs. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Water hole, Dry River

Water hole, Dry River

Drawing shows women with wash tubs, probably doing laundry. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

View of the River Wye [England]

View of the River Wye [England]

Illus. in: Aqua pictura / John Hassell. London, 1813.

Kawa de no sentaku

Kawa de no sentaku

Print shows four women at river's edge washing clothes; one woman has pulled out a piece of cloth which a crab has caught hold of, attracting the attention of a young child who dashes toward the water. Title an... more

Takuhatsusō to araihari wo suru onna

Takuhatsusō to araihari wo suru onna

Print shows a woman with long strips of cloth in a large wooden tray, from a kimono that has been taken apart for cleaning, she is preparing them to be either washed or dried and stretched; another woman standi... more

Onden no suisha

Onden no suisha

Print shows women doing laundry at a waterwheel; Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fuga... more

French laundry - Kendall Mfg. Co. Providence R.I.

French laundry - Kendall Mfg. Co. Providence R.I.

Advertisement for Kendall Mfg. Company's "French Laundry Soap" showing a young woman beating clothes on a rock.

Shibakari to sentaku

Shibakari to sentaku

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie diptych. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Cong... more

Een waterplaats in Neder Californie

Een waterplaats in Neder Californie

Mexican mestizo women washing clothes and carrying water jars on their heads, by a watering hole, as man stands next to them, California. Illus. in: Advonturen, gedurende een tweejarig verblijf in Califonië en ... more

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Wash house. Plan] / Edwd. Foster.

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet no. 59. No. 472 in pencil. No. 2222. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Colle... more

Improvement ! Improvement! The undersigned, proprietor of the City laundry, West Northampton, near Washington Street, Boston, Mass., begs to inform his numerous patrons in Boston ... he has introduced into his establishment a new and improved ma

Improvement ! Improvement! The undersigned, proprietor of the City lau...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 63, Folder 31.

[Women and girls, outside a building, washing clothes in a stream by pounding and rinsing, and hanging on a rope strung between two trees]

[Women and girls, outside a building, washing clothes in a stream by p...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscriptions on back are difficult to decipher. Blind stamp in upper left corner: Bristol [Crown] Paper. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 51. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms par... more

You're not goin swimmin'

You're not goin swimmin'

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0009). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The young housekeeper--Washing day / photo by Stuber.

The young housekeeper--Washing day / photo by Stuber.

Woman in bonnet and shawl carrying filled laundry basket standing next to girl washing clothes in a wooden tub. On recto: Gems of American Life. No. 570. Copyright by F.L. Stuber.

The young housekeeper--Hanging up clothes / photo by Stuber.

The young housekeeper--Hanging up clothes / photo by Stuber.

Woman hanging laundry to dry on outdoor clothesline assisted by girl holding basket of clothespins. On recto: Gems of American Life. No. 574. Copyright by F.L. Stuber.

U.S. Reports: Washing-Machine Co. v. Tool Co., 87 U.S. (20 Wall.) 342 (1874)

U.S. Reports: Washing-Machine Co. v. Tool Co., 87 U.S. (20 Wall.) 342 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 87; Wallace Volume 20; October Term, 1873; Washing-Machine Company v. Tool Company

Washing at the hot springs

Washing at the hot springs

Locale and attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8454. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Bathing tanks near Hercules, Mexico

Bathing tanks near Hercules, Mexico

Photo shows the former San Francisco Street (today Avenida 16 de Septiembre), facing north. The corner in the foreground probably shows the crossing with Prisciliano Sánchez Street. (Source: Roberto Duarte, 2012)

"Queen of the laundry" Jas. S. Kirk & Co. soap makers Chicago

"Queen of the laundry" Jas. S. Kirk & Co. soap makers Chicago

Advertisement for Jas. S. Kirk & Company's "Queen of the Laundry" soap showing a woman with a laundry basket standing before the "queen" seated on a throne fashioned from inverted wash tubs and washboards. Titl... more

Bathing in the hot spring acequia

Bathing in the hot spring acequia

Locale and attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). An acequia is a trench. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 03907. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Washing at the hot springs

Washing at the hot springs

Locale and Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Women hanging laundry to dry. Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8456. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Laundry starch - Gilbert S. Graves, manufacturer, Buffalo, N.Y.

Laundry starch - Gilbert S. Graves, manufacturer, Buffalo, N.Y.

Advertisement for laundry starch manufactured by Gilbert S. Graves in Buffalo, New York, showing two women hanging laundry on a clothesline. Title from item. B.G.S. Co.

The only Chinese bill that the president cannot veto

The only Chinese bill that the president cannot veto

Print shows a Chinese laundry ticket that states "Clothes are given to the person showing the check - all responsibility then ceases. None given without a check; if lost, goods cannot be claimed. Not responsibl... more

Champion American soap powder

Champion American soap powder

Print of advertisement for Champion American Soap Powder showing two women washing clothing, one laboring over a large tub with a washboard, the other using a small tub and Champion American Soap Powder.

John U. Kleeb, Round Valley, Custer County, Nebraska

John U. Kleeb, Round Valley, Custer County, Nebraska

summary: Note the laundry drying to the left of the photograph, and the cave ins the side of the hill to the upper right original size: 6x8

East Custer County, Nebraska.

East Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: Mary Landkamer of the Custer County Historical Society identifies this as the Joseph Kaelin, Sr. Family who lived one and one-half miles south of Weissert, Nebraska. In front of the sod house... more

Farm of W.W. Potts, Cat Creek, Custer County, Nebraska.

Farm of W.W. Potts, Cat Creek, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: "See Butcher's History." Also note the clothes line attached to the sod house. original size: 6x8

Washerwoman of St. Pierre

Washerwoman of St. Pierre

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1939:0069.13). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Benares. The Maharajah's of Nagbur Ghat

Benares. The Maharajah's of Nagbur Ghat

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "India. Benares. Ganges. Ghat of the Maharajahs of Nagpur". Print no. "20025. P.... more

Wash day

Wash day

Children pretending to do laundry. 10717 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1890 by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

Benares. Rajah Potia Temple

Benares. Rajah Potia Temple

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "India. Benares. Ganges. Rajah Potia Temple". Print no. "20024. P.Z." Purchase; ... more

[Public laundry of St. Brigida, Genoa, Italy]

[Public laundry of St. Brigida, Genoa, Italy]

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009) Incorrect title listed in the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Publ... more

Happy Laundry Girls

Happy Laundry Girls

6 smiling women under tenement clothesline; caption reads: "Do we look cheerful? Washing clothes is pretty hard work generally, but if you use Kirkman's Borax Soap according to directions, it's really wonderful... more

Monday morning / Falk, photo. N.Y.

Monday morning / Falk, photo. N.Y.

Advertisement for Kirkman's Borax Soap, showing rear view of four women hanging laundry on washline. 44178W U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Kirkman & Son.

Happy Laundry Girls

Happy Laundry Girls

5 smiling women - advertisement for Kirkman's Borax Soap. Formerly filed as Oversize Miscellaneous, no. 14, A size. Card photo by Falk, N.Y., copyrighted by Kirkman & Son. This record contains unverified data f... more

Woman's rights - wash day

Woman's rights - wash day

Man doing laundry, as woman reads. 44372 U.S. Copyright Office.

[African American workers doing laundry at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[African American workers doing laundry at the Bureau of Engraving & P...

Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Woman with laundry hanging on clothesline

Woman with laundry hanging on clothesline

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Street toilets - three women washing clothes

Street toilets - three women washing clothes

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Colombo - natives washing clothes at water's edge; railway train in background

Colombo - natives washing clothes at water's edge; railway train in ba...

Published as halftone in Harper's Weekly, 1895, p. 399. Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage film negative. Gift; Colorado Historical Society; 1949. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1... more

Maori women washing clothes at the Hot Springs

Maori women washing clothes at the Hot Springs

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

A story without words

A story without words

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The new woman--wash day

The new woman--wash day

Posed cliché of woman in knickers smoking cigarette and watching man wash laundry in tub. 40642 U.S. Copyright Office. Similar images: LC-USZ62-98405 and LC-USZ62-98406.

Wash day in Mexico /

Wash day in Mexico /

From Edison films catalog: In front of each bare headed woman is a flat rock, used as a wash board. Stream of water near by. Naked Mexican child is playing in the foreground. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part ... more

[Hampton Institute, Va., 1899 - Classroom scenes - laundry shop]

[Hampton Institute, Va., 1899 - Classroom scenes - laundry shop]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision subject: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute - Vocational Training. C... more

[African American women and men posed by machinery, Lexington Laundry, Richmond, Virginia]

[African American women and men posed by machinery, Lexington Laundry,...

Displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900.

[Richmond Steam Laundry, Richmond Virginia]

[Richmond Steam Laundry, Richmond Virginia]

Two horse-drawn wagons and group of black people in front of laundry.

[African-American woman doing laundry with a scrub board and tub, African-American girl stirring pot with 3 other children on the ground watching, and a woman in the background spreading laundry]

[African-American woman doing laundry with a scrub board and tub, Afri...

D18911 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African-American women; African-Americans Domestic scenes; Laundry; African-Americans Working; 3; Shelf.

Yard of tenement, New York, N.Y.

Yard of tenement, New York, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "H 468" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036489. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Woman washing in tub

Woman washing in tub

Title devised by cataloger. "Painting by Albert Worcester, no. 18" on jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043392. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Yard of a tenement at Park Ave. Avenue and 107th St., New York

Yard of a tenement at Park Ave. Avenue and 107th St., New York

Corresponding glass transparency (with same series code) available on videodisc frame 1A-31526. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0588. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New York, N.Y., yard of tenement

New York, N.Y., yard of tenement

Title from jacket. "H 734" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 036490. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Laundry class, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania]

[Laundry class, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

In darkest Africa

In darkest Africa

Photograph shows an African woman washing clothes at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y. Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Washday, a house in the old town, Naples, Italy

Washday, a house in the old town, Naples, Italy

H6702 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1706.

The public wash, Genoa, Italy

The public wash, Genoa, Italy

Laundry hanging across street, from building to building.

[Little girl playing--doing laundry]

[Little girl playing--doing laundry]

Copyright by W.E. Vilmer. "Monday" photo caption.

Using nature's own tub and washboards on Lake Nicaragua, Granada, C. A.

Using nature's own tub and washboards on Lake Nicaragua, Granada, C. A...

H21106 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 12844. Copyright by B.L. Singley.

Home laundry

Home laundry

Stereograph showing an infant lying in a laundry basket while a woman washes laundry in a wash tub in the background.

Fredriksted, St. Croix, W.I.: The principal laundry of Fredriksset - native women at the washing place

Fredriksted, St. Croix, W.I.: The principal laundry of Fredriksset - n...

Stereo copyrighted by H.C. White Co. No. 7807. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Black and white, an informal portrait of a young Negro woman surrounded by laundry in Newport, R.I.]

[Black and white, an informal portrait of a young Negro woman surround...

A young African American woman working in the midst of clotheslines heavy with sheets and stockings.

Puerto Rican laundry

Puerto Rican laundry

Woman doing laundry in small stream.

Washing day, Chartres, France

Washing day, Chartres, France

This record contains unverified data from caption and shelflist cards. Copyright deposit; 1903.

Travel views of Europe

Travel views of Europe

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.