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Araihari, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Araihari, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

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 - Torii Kiyonaga

Michiyuki tamagawa no dan - Torii Kiyonaga

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. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Araihari. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows two women hanging laundry. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fujin tewaza jūnikō : Twelve occupations of ... More

Kinuta no tamagawa, Katsushika Hokusai

Kinuta no tamagawa, Katsushika Hokusai

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, Katsushika Hokusai

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze, Katsushika Hokusai

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

William Berryman - Water hole, Dry River

William Berryman - 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 Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

William Berryman - Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

William Berryman - 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 Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

View of the River Wye [England]

View of the River Wye [England]

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

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

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

Onden no suisha, Katsushika Hokusai

Onden no suisha, Katsushika Hokusai

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. Title from item.

Shibakari to sentaku, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Shibakari to sentaku, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

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

[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

Promysly u kirgiz. Kirgizskaia stupka

Promysly u kirgiz. Kirgizskaia stupka

Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' promyslovai︠a︡, 1871-1872, part 3, p. 45. Title from item.

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.

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).

[Floor plan of laundry and food storage rooms]

[Floor plan of laundry and food storage rooms]

Reference copy may be in LOT 4394. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: The New Housekeeper's Manual, 1873, by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe, p. 40. Caption c... More

Irishman (?) gesticulating to German with tankard and pipe who has taken over yard while Uncle Sam argues with German (?) ruler about "extra-territoriality"

Irishman (?) gesticulating to German with tankard and pipe who has tak...

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

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.

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)

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.

"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

Washing at the hot springs

Washing at the hot springs

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08455. 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.

Mexican laundry, Chihuahua, Mexico

Mexican laundry, Chihuahua, Mexico

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898); title in catalog: Wash day on the Paseo. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08321. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The tables turned - how our streets will look next year as a result of the Chinese invasion [caricature of Chinese men as babysitters and servants, man carrying sign "Chinamen for all work," and Chinese laundry; women stand by with nothing to do]

The tables turned - how our streets will look next year as a result of...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 50 (1880 March 27), p. 64.

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.

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

M. Longfellow, west of Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

M. Longfellow, west of Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note the cloths line strung in the foreground original size: 8x 5 1/2

Mr. Southwaod, Broken Bow, Nebraska.

Mr. Southwaod, Broken Bow, Nebraska.

summary: Note the cloth spread over the plants in the background. The clothesline and tubs near the house suggest that this is laundry drying. original size: 6x8

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

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

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

Amusing Flaxie

Amusing Flaxie

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Ol' Pap's Flaxen" by Hamlin Garland, Century, 43:744 (March 1892).

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

Benares. Aurungzebs Mosque view, photochrome print postcard.

Benares. Aurungzebs Mosque view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "India. Benares. Aurungzebs Mosque". Print no. "20026. P.Z." Purchase; Marc Walt... 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

Dave Shaw, near Sargent, northwest Custer County, Nebraska.

Dave Shaw, near Sargent, northwest Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: To the left of the image near the well can be seen materials for doing laundry original size: 6x8

Benares. Rajah Potia Temple view, photochrome print postcard.

Benares. Rajah Potia Temple view, photochrome print postcard.

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

Wash day

Wash day

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

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

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.

Woman's rights - wash day

Woman's rights - wash day

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

U.S.S. New York, washing clothes, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. New York, washing clothes, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detro...

Attribution based on negative D4-20739. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020778. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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).

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).

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

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).

[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).

Batavia - native women bathing and washing clothes beside canal

Batavia - native women bathing and washing clothes beside canal

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 /

"Mexican International R. R. Series: the interesting views catalogued below were photographed by our artists, while enjoying the special privileges extended to Mr. Edison's party. Under a broad and intelligent ... 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

[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 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.

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 tenement at Park Ave. and 107th St., New York

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

Possibly at Park and 104th Street. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012532. 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.

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.

Dog team used to deliver laundry, Alaska - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Dog team used to deliver laundry, Alaska - Frank G. Carpenter collecti...

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

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.

[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.

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

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

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

In darkest Africa, Frances Benjamin Johnston collection

In darkest Africa, Frances Benjamin Johnston collection

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.

[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. LOT 10137 (location of corresponding print made by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service in 1964).... More

[Little girl playing--doing laundry]

[Little girl playing--doing laundry]

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

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.

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. H19037 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. From series: The Kinsey views of Washington, ... More

The public wash, Genoa, Italy

The public wash, Genoa, Italy

Laundry hanging across street, from building to building. No. 1808.

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.

Washing day, Chartres, France

Washing day, Chartres, France

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

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