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    Mill catalog
    Creation Date: 1948
    Catalog ID: 2014.39.1.19
    Call Number: OVERSIZE/643/M358m/1948
    4137 page illustrated (some color) catalog (30x25.5 cm.) of Marshall-Wells Company, wholesale jobbers, importers, manufacturers and international distributors. Items include tools, hardware, building supplies, house furnishings, and electrical, heating, plumbing, auto supplies, etc. Includes general index and sectional indexes. Published in various U.S. and Canadian locations in 1948.
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    Gadgetland
    Creation Date: 1962
    Catalog ID: 1997.52.518
    Call Number: EPH/659.133/C172g/1962
    23 page illustrated (some color) catalog (13.5x21 cm.) of household odds and ends (mainly culinary) available from George V. Mottman's Capitol China Company. Ephemera. Dated 1962.
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    [Kitchen, Owl Cafe, Tacoma
    Creation Date: ca. 1928
    Catalog ID: 2016.69.2.5
    Call Number: 2016.69.2.5
    Black and white, close photographic image of the Owl Cafe kitchen, 1336 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1928. Three cooks, Japanese American men, including Toshifusa Oiye, far left, who are wearing aprons, are standing posing in image center. A stove, with stove hood above, and large pots on the stove, is at image left edge. A long counter in front of the stove is visible at an oblique angle in image left foreground. Plates are stacked on the counter. Food in containers, with ladles, which are inserted in the counter top, are in image lower left foreground. A garbage can is on the ground at the far end of the table. Tables with kitchen equipment on top are visible near image right edge. Oiye Family Collection
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    [quilt]
    Creation Date: 1940-1965
    Catalog ID: 1983.39.26
    Quilt made in Cathedral Window pattern; maker unknown, ca. 1940-1965. Pieced 17x20, with muslin foundation and variety of scraps. Stitched with white thread. No batt. No quilting stitches.
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    [Kitchen, Owl Cafe, Tacoma]
    Creation Date: ca. 1928
    Catalog ID: 2016.69.2.2
    Call Number: 2016.69.2.2
    Black and white, close photographic image of the interior of the Owl Cafe kitchen, 1336 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1928. Three cooks, Japanese American men wearing aprons, are standing behind a counter in image left background, with large stacks of plates in front of it, and probably a stove, which is not visible, behind them. A chopping block, with a knife and cleaver on top, is in image lower foreground. A kitchen scale, a container with text: Lye, and 3 cooking pans, are on a counter near image lower left corner. A counter with large glass jars, a kitchen scale, and a few cooking pans on top, is in image lower center. A garbage can is between this counter and the counter with plates. A kitchen scale, small objects, and cooking pans are on the wall in image right background. Oiye Family Collection
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    [Eleanor Roosevelt investigating school lunch nutrition program]
    Creation Date: 1935-1943
    Catalog ID: 2011.0.250.41.42
    Call Number: Photo Lot 009 WPA- folder 41.42
    black and white photographic print. Eleanor Roosevelt and her daughter Anna are shown inside either a school cafeteria kitchen or school food service center, undated ca. 1935-1943. A man offers the two women a bowl containing some type of food, while several other men look on. The two women are wearing heavy coats and hats. Many glass jars of various preserved foods are displayed on a table, and pressure cooking or canning machinery is visible in the background. The location in Washington State or name of the school is not indicated. Handwritten notes on the back of the print read: "school lunch" and "Eleanor Roosevelt". One of a series of Works Progress Administration project photographs dating from 1935-1943.
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    Good Housekeeping cooker
    Creation Date: 1915
    Catalog ID: 2014.150.13
    Call Number: EPH/641.5/G593g/1915
    19 page illustrated booklet (21.5x9.5 cm.) describing the Good Housekeeping Cooker Co.'s electric "cooker," providing free time for the housewife. Includes testimonials. Color illustrated covers feature woman knitting in rocking chair while "cooker" is at work. Published in San Francisco in 1915. Ephemera. Edward Nolan Collection.
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    [Kitchen, Owl Cafe, Tacoma]
    Creation Date: ca. 1928
    Catalog ID: 2016.69.2.4
    Call Number: 2016.69.2.4
    Black and white, close photographic image of the Owl Cafe kitchen, 1336 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1928. Three cooks, Japanese American men wearing aprons, are standing behind a counter in image foreground, smiling at the photographer. Stacks of plates are on the counter, and inset containers of food with ladles in them are in the counter in image left. A large stove, with a stove hood above, is behind the cooks. Several pots and pans are on the stove top. Oiye Family Collection
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    [Kitchen, Owl Cafe, Tacoma]
    Creation Date: ca. 1928
    Catalog ID: 2016.69.2.3
    Call Number: 2016.69.2.3
    Black and white, close photographic image of the Owl Cafe kitchen, 1336 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1928. Three cooks, Japanese American men wearing aprons, are standing, posing by a counter in image right background. A stove with large pots on it, and a stove hood above, is near image right background edge. A chopping block, with a box filled with food items and a tray on top of it, is in image right foreground. A counter, with jars and pans on top, is behind it. Tables with pans and other items on top are in image left. Possibly plates, and other items are on shelves on the wall in image left. Oiye Family Collection