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The man of feeling, in search of indispensibles; a scene at the Little French Milleners A number of disputes having arisen in the Beau Monde, respecting the exact situation of the ladies' indispensibles (or new invented pockets) whether they were placed at the ancle i.e. ankle, or in a more eligible situation, the above search took place, in order to determine precisely the longitude of these inestimable conveniences Js Gillray, invt. & fect

The man of feeling, in search of indispensibles; a scene at the Little...

"Girls, fashionably dressed, sit sewing round a large table. In the foreground the elephantine Prince of Orange kneels, feeling the leg of two girls on his right and left; they throw up their arms and scream...... more

Kasanui

Kasanui

Print shows a woman sitting with a man who is sewing an umbrella. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shokunin sanjū roku... more

Gaikokujin ifuku shitate no zu

Gaikokujin ifuku shitate no zu

Japanese print shows a foreign woman using a sewing machine while her husband and children sit together in the background. Title from item. Signature: Issen Yoshikazu ga. Seal date: Monkey 11. Annotations, stam... more

Making clothes for the boys in the army

Making clothes for the boys in the army

Women spinning, weaving, and sewing to make clothing for Confederate soldiers. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 11.

War views. No. 1501, Camp life, Army of the Potomac - writing to friends at home

War views. No. 1501, Camp life, Army of the Potomac - writing to frien...

Stereograph shows Boston Light Artillery soldiers in camp at Relay House in Maryland sitting at a long table, writing letters, as one soldier, in the foreground, appears to be sewing. Title from item. No. 1501.... more

Making caps / Th. Nast.

Making caps / Th. Nast.

Woman sewing soldiers' caps. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 489 (1866 May 12), p. 293.

American dress chart, front of lady's dress

American dress chart, front of lady's dress

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Cox & Minton, copyright... more

Men's suit sewing pattern

Men's suit sewing pattern

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Torsch & Rea, engra... more

[Two girls, one reading, one sewing]

[Two girls, one reading, one sewing]

D9087 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Foerster & Co.

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people of Washington, headed by Frederick Douglass, viewing the remains / Sketched by Joseph Becker.

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people o...

Illustration shows the body of Senator Charles Sumner lying in state in the U.S. Capitol. Other illustrations on the same page show Mate Brady, a hero of the "Atlantic" disaster...; Bertie Winkler, the Virginia... more

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people of Washington, headed by Frederick Douglass, viewing the remains Sketched by Joseph Becker

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people o...

Illustration shows the body of Senator Charles Sumner lying in state in the U.S. Capitol. Other illustrations on the same page show Mate Brady, a hero of the "Atlantic" disaster...; Bertie Winkler, the Virginia... more

New York City--The sewing-room at A.T. Stewart's, between Ninth and Tenth Streets, Broadway and Fourth Avenue / Hyde.

New York City--The sewing-room at A.T. Stewart's, between Ninth and Te...

Large number of women sewing at long tables. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1875 April 24, p. 109.

Little Nell and her Grandfather

Little Nell and her Grandfather

96935 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

Home sweet home

Home sweet home

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Category designation on... more

Supplement to the Sartorial Art Journal, chart of women's measurements for dressmaking

Supplement to the Sartorial Art Journal, chart of women's measurements...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Jno. J. Mitchell Co., c... more

U.S. Reports: Morley Machine Co. v. Lancaster, 129 U.S. 263 (1889)

U.S. Reports: Morley Machine Co. v. Lancaster, 129 U.S. 263 (1889)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 129; October Term, 1888; Morley Sewing Machine Company v. Lancaster

[Woman sitting on sofa talking to child next to rocker]

[Woman sitting on sofa talking to child next to rocker]

"... Aunty I am so glad to hear that you are head of your class in geography Dickey, tell me what a peninsula is ... Dickey Well, I don't know that Aunty, but ask me what a mountain is ..." Verso. Title devised... more

Illustration possibly for "Baby's Lullaby Book ... by Charles Stuart Pratt" showing a mother sitting in a chair, sewing, while an infant sleeps in a cradle at her feet

Illustration possibly for "Baby's Lullaby Book ... by Charles Stuart P...

T29496 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Printed on mount: Copyright, 1888, by L. Prang & Co. Boston. Stamped on verso: Copyright Oct ... more

U.S.S. Richmond, forecastle

U.S.S. Richmond, forecastle

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020924. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Richmond, forecastle
[Girl teaching children to sew]

[Girl teaching children to sew]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1936:0107). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Clothesline Alley."

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfort" in every large city? / F. Opper.

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfor...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with, at center, a place for Republican's to go to commiserate while awaiting the next election with such stalwart Republicans as George F. Edmunds, John Sherman, William M. Evart... more

Birth of our nation's flag

Birth of our nation's flag

27358 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

Every soldier his own sewing society

Every soldier his own sewing society

Soldier, seated, outside tent, mending uniform.

Sewing

Sewing

Young women sewing with machines and by hand in the sewing class at the Agricultural and Mechanical College, Greensboro, N.C. Displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900.

Beatrice was making an angel

Beatrice was making an angel

Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1932:0030). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Play's the Thing" by Albert W. Vorse, Scribner's magazine, 26:169 (Aug. 1899).

[Dresses, possibly made by students in a Washington, D.C. school, on display]

[Dresses, possibly made by students in a Washington, D.C. school, on d...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 192. In album: "2nd Division."

[A class in dressmaking, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia]

[A class in dressmaking, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Sewing class at Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, Augusta, Georgia

Sewing class at Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, Augusta, Georg...

African American students sewing in a classroom. No. 14. Title from item. Exhibited: Paris Exposition of 1900 (Exposition universelle internationale de 1900), images collected by W.E.B. Du Bois and Thomas J. Ca... more

Hopi mending moccasins

Hopi mending moccasins

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04034wq!9. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Making the flag

Making the flag

Title from jacket. Photograph of a photo of a painting signed "J.L.G. Ferris." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 090422. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Making the flag]
Interior of a cottage
Hopi mending moccasins
Richmond & Backus Co. sewing room, Detroit

Richmond & Backus Co. sewing room, Detroit

Title devised by cataloger. Jacket title: R & B. "Singer" on sewing machine; woman sewing paper. Detroit Publishing Co. no. P 40189. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Interior of a cottage

Interior of a cottage

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting signed "Jozef Israels, 1875" at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 29893. Gift; State Histori... more

[And really sew on some article of clothing]

[And really sew on some article of clothing]

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Some of our Wise Virgins" by Lillie Hamilton French, Century, 63:325 (Jan. 1902).

American gentleman, sketches of garments exhibited at the Merchant Tailors' National Conventions, 1904

American gentleman, sketches of garments exhibited at the Merchant Tai...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. American Fashion Co., c... more

"The new home" / by Walter P. Miller, Seattle, Wash.

"The new home" / by Walter P. Miller, Seattle, Wash.

Photograph shows a Native woman sitting at a "New Home" sewing machine at a campsite on the shore of a lake. H47174 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

A modern manual training school / Baker & Cornwall, photo.

A modern manual training school / Baker & Cornwall, photo.

Classroom with girls sewing and cooking on right and boys using tools on left. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States / edit... more

NAVY LEAGUE OF U.S. SEWING KIT
Inside an Indian tepee

Inside an Indian tepee

Photograph shows a Native woman sitting at a sewing machine inside a tepee with other family members sitting around her. H86136 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Group of sweatshop workers in shop of M. Silverman. 30 Suffolk St., N.Y. Feb. 21, 1908. Location: New York, New York (State)

Group of sweatshop workers in shop of M. Silverman. 30 Suffolk St., N....

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 27-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

A Busy Hour--The steamer Class in the Hancock School. Boston 1915 Exhibit. Location: Boston, Massachusetts

A Busy Hour--The steamer Class in the Hancock School. Boston 1915 Exhi...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 895. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... more

There, Tim, run along and tell Joe to saddle the Rion Colt

There, Tim, run along and tell Joe to saddle the Rion Colt

(DLC/PP-1933:0096). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Trix and Over-the-Moon" by Amelie Rives, Harper's magazine, 119:414 (Aug. 1909).

One of our leisure class

One of our leisure class

(DLC/PP-1935:0140). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Collier's weekly, 43:18-19 (April 3, 1909).

Garment Workers on East Side 4:30 P.M. Vincenzie, 14 years old. Jovannina, 9 years old. Michael, 5 years old. Location: New York, New York (State)

Garment Workers on East Side 4:30 P.M. Vincenzie, 14 years old. Jovann...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 1312-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photo... more

Garment workers. Upper East Side, N.Y.C. Location: New York, New York (State)

Garment workers. Upper East Side, N.Y.C. Location: New York, New York ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 1306. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

Mrs. Alfonso Ricca, 71 Sullivan St. 2nd floor back. Making rompers for Campbell Kids (she said). Husband out of work. Location: New York, New York (State)

Mrs. Alfonso Ricca, 71 Sullivan St. 2nd floor back. Making rompers for...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2711-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photo... more

Mrs. Guadina, living in a rear house at 231 Mulberry St. N.Y., a dirty poverty-stricken home, and making a pittance by finishing pants. On the trunk is the work of four days. She was struggling along, (actually weak for want of food) trying to finish this batch of work so she could get the pay. There seemed to be no food in the house and she said the children had had no milk all day. The father is out of work (sells fish) on account of rheumatism. Three small children and another expected soon. Location: New York, New York (State)

Mrs. Guadina, living in a rear house at 231 Mulberry St. N.Y., a dirty...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2821. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

A worker sews all these tucks by hand and completes waist, 48? buttonholes, bones, collars, etc., for $1.65. Location: New York, New York (State)

A worker sews all these tucks by hand and completes waist, 48? buttonh...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2696. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

2 P.M. Workers on gloves, crowded into a small kitchen (photograph very inadequately represents congestion). Dallavalla, 50 McDougal St. Location: New York, New York (State)

2 P.M. Workers on gloves, crowded into a small kitchen (photograph ver...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2779-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photo... more

Hari shigoto

Hari shigoto

Print shows a young woman sewing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full-color woodblock shin hanga print. Forms part of: Japane... more

Mrs. Tony Racioppo, 260 Elizabeth St., N.Y. 1st floor rear, finishing pants in dirty tenement home. Although it is a licensed house, the whole place is very much run down. The ahllway i.e., hallway is in the same condition as that one at 266 Elizabeth (see photo). Baby had bad cough. Mother said recovering from measles. Location: New York, New York (State)

Mrs. Tony Racioppo, 260 Elizabeth St., N.Y. 1st floor rear, finishing ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2828. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

A worker sews all these tucks by hand and completes waist--48 buttonholes, bones, collars, etc., for $1.65. Location: New York, New York (State)

A worker sews all these tucks by hand and completes waist--48 buttonho...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2695. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

6 P.M. Callabria family, 647 E. 12th St., N.Y. (see schedule) Mother finishes clothing. The children paste needle packages onto cards and said they all work at times until 10 or 11 P.M. They are 9, 12, 14 and 15 years old and all go to school. They are undersized. The baby in the cart is one month old. Location: New York, New York (State)

6 P.M. Callabria family, 647 E. 12th St., N.Y. (see schedule) Mother f...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2826. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

Pallagi (?) family finishing pants, 17 Monroe St., N.Y., 2nd floor front. None of them spoke any English. A neighbor's child said the young girl is 13 yrs. old. Photo taken at 2:45 P.M. Mar.612, a school day. In the next apartment, a 12 yr. old girl was finishing pants and explained, "I came home with the toothache." New York, New York (State)

Pallagi (?) family finishing pants, 17 Monroe St., N.Y., 2nd floor fro...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2883. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogr... more

Mr. Rothenberg stitching neckties in small inner bed-room. See photo and label 2877. Location: New York, New York (State)

Mr. Rothenberg stitching neckties in small inner bed-room. See photo a...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Tenement homework. Hine no. 2876-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photo... more

Patch-work

Patch-work

Photograph shows a puppy wearing a dress and sewing a patch on the pants of a tiny puppy on her lap. J193647 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

[People making teddy bears in factory]

[People making teddy bears in factory]

George Grantham Bain Collection.

Series showing the day's work of Estelle and Felix Humphrey. See card reports of same. L.W. Hine Location: Elizabethtown vicinity, Kentucky

Series showing the day's work of Estelle and Felix Humphrey. See card ...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 4106. Hine no. 4108. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints... more

Bessie Blitch, 15 years old. Sewing curtains on machine at Boutwell, Fairclough & Gold, 274 Summer Street Extension. Lewis W. Hine. (Mr. Fitzgerald, Manager.) Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Bessie Blitch, 15 years old. Sewing curtains on machine at Boutwell, F...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 4727. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

Gertrude Belier, 15 years old. Hemming curtains on machine at Boutwell, Fairclough & Gold, 274 Summer Street Extension. Mr. Fitzgerald, Manager. Location: Boston, Massachusetts Lewis W. Hine

Gertrude Belier, 15 years old. Hemming curtains on machine at Boutwell...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 4726. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

Flag shop, Navy Yard

Flag shop, Navy Yard

Photograph shows busy flag shop with women sitting at sewing machines making flags. Bain negative number LC-B2-4261-3A. Title from item.

GIRL SCOUTS. WAR SEWING WITH RED CROSS
While Mother made the sailor suit I was set to work on the doll dress

While Mother made the sailor suit I was set to work on the doll dress

(DLC/PP-1934:0109). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Letter to Delineator Readers from the Editor" Delineator, 90:1 (Feb. 1917).

GIRL SCOUTS. WAR SEWING WITH RED CROSS
Sewing and darning. Training School for Deaf Mutes. See 4843-4851. Location: Sulphur, Oklahoma Lewis W. Hine

Sewing and darning. Training School for Deaf Mutes. See 4843-4851. Loc...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 4849. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... more

Sewing shirts for the army

Sewing shirts for the army

Filed in: Armenia Misc. Title from item. No. 5887. Forms part of: American National Red Cross photograph collection.

GIRL SCOUTS. SCOUTS SEWING
[Eyes and fingers ached with much stitching]

[Eyes and fingers ached with much stitching]

Title from mat. (DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Some People I Met In America" by Philip Gibbs, Harper's magazine, 139:458 (Sept. 1919).

The seamstress

The seamstress

Photograph of a painting signed "Joseph De Camp, 1916" at Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 850. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

One hundred and fifteen years have failed to dim the keen eyesight of [Mammy Prater] this ex-slave

One hundred and fifteen years have failed to dim the keen eyesight of ...

Photograph shows elderly woman wearing heavy shawl and cap sitting outside in rocking chair sewing. Title from item.

Miss Alice Paul

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