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Highlights : Work : Men: Home Productions

Subcategory Men: Home Productions contains 6 item(s).

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front "The Mill"
1858
1995.11.494
This painting by George Fuller (1822-1884) depicts a bend in the Deerfield River near the family's home in Deerfield, Massachusetts, as it looked just before he came back home to run the family's farm.
document Indenture between Samuel Wells & Jonathan Ballard
Sep 6, 1794
L99.143
Jonathan Ballard of Sunderland agrees to "bind out" his daughter Rhoda, age twelve, to the care of Samuel Wells of Deerfield.
Cover "Little Jack of All Trades, with Suitable Representations. Part I."
c. 1813
L00.027
This illustrated book of trades described for young readers the various trades common in the early 19th century.
front Plane
c. 1770
1904.15.01
The African American woodworker who made this plane is one of the earliest known plane makers in America.
front "E. Wells" Tavern sign
1809-1816
1878.52.01
Taverns in the 18th and early 19th centuries offered a place for local men to drink, socialize, and talk politics as well as providing food and lodging to paying travelers.
front Broom Tying Machine

1903.09.01
This machine secured the individual broom tassels while a workman tied them together to form a broom.

 

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