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Date Created1908
DescriptionA large wooden bowl was used for preparing greens like chicory for salads in Maria Botto's kitchen.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1908
DescriptionThe Bottos grew rosemary, sage and mint in their garden. Herbs were used for personal hygiene and health purposes as well as for cooking. For example, Piedmontese immigrants used rosemary as a...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1908
DescriptionCompanies began producing medicinal remedies for minor health problems. Epsom salt, according to the label, could serve as a laxative. English mustard mixed with water made a good poultice. ...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1908
DescriptionThe Botto family canned fruits and vegetables by cooking and sealing them in canning jars. They stored them in the root cellar. The Botto's also owned an icebox. Iceboxes refrigerated food to extend...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1910
DescriptionWorking families of the city of Paterson, the streetcar suburb of Haledon and environs acquired some staples, like table salt, from worker-owned and operated co-operatives. This cotton bag held 10...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created2006
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1916
DescriptionCollection of recipes handed down from the colonial era, compiled by the women of the Lafayette Reformed Church, located in the area of the earliest Dutch buildings in Hudson County. Dishes include...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), The Industrial Revolution (1870-1900)
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Date Created2006
DescriptionThe kitchen was a major center of activity in the household. The large coal and gas range dominates the room. It was used as a heating source as well as for cooking foods. A worktable provided...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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AuthorZuccarello, Joseph
Date Created1910
DescriptionConcetta Zuccarello, an immigrant from Sicily, in the familiy kitchen 218 Bloomfield Ave., Cold Water Flat. Concetta is grandmother of Josephine Zuccarello, wife of photographer. Both 1910 and 1911...
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Date Created1921
DescriptionInterior of a school for teaching, cooking and table manners, circa 1921. The girls are engaged in a variety of activities from preparing food to serving. Photographer unknown. The calendar shows...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)