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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 Created1905
DescriptionThis collar was made by Maria Botto or one of her daughters. When completed, the collar was attached to a linen gown. When the gown grew old and worn, the collar was cut away and sewn to a new gown....
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 Created1920
DescriptionMen standing in their suits preparing themselves for the Fiesta Foratellanza Italionia. The American Labor Museum online collection includes historical documents and photos. The objects document the...
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Date Created1907
DescriptionThe original Italian Methodist group pictured infront of the Prospect St. Methodist Church in Paterson, NJ. This photograph was taken around 1907; the members had been meeting in homes of other...
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Date Created1925
DescriptionEvelyn (Married name: Ogden) and Sylvia (Married name: Giordano) Mirabello in a photograph for their first communion in 1925.
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 Created2006
DescriptionClothing hangs in the wardrobe. Trunks contained mourning scarves and other handwork often done by young women in preparation for their marriages. Next to the wardrobe hangs the elaborately framed...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created2006
DescriptionThe most formal room in the house, the parlor was used for guests, weddings and wakes.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)