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wash day my Nan had one if these I used to help her with the wash. Early memories of a 3 yr old 💗

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I remember helping my grandmother with the wringer washer. We always helped out on wash day when we could, even if we sometimes accidentally made the clean things dirty.

Old fashioned laundry. I should never complain again about how tired i am when im done doing house work. I am so amazed at how women back then did house work without all the modern conveinances we have today.

Homemaking- DIY Laundry detergent lb) box of Super Washing (lb) box of Baking lb) box of Borax, 3 bars of Kirk’s Castile soap(Shredded) -Mix well in a large container.Add two heaping TBS to each load of laundry. Enjoy the sweetness!

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+   Laundry day.

Yesteryear LAUNDRY DAY - She looks thrilled to plunge her mitts into that tub of scalding water, lye soap, and pile of week-old stinky socks!

Old black and white photo of 3 women using a clothes mangle, one holding a basket of washing, are all smiling

Preston: Past and Present - Old black and white photo of 3 women using a clothes mangle, one holding a basket of washing, are all smiling

Glaskulor

Marbles from the Berri Patch: Marbles and the LaLa box

Wash Day, 1940's style.  Two British children helping their mother with the wash.  It was often an all day job.

This photograph of Peter and Pan was typical of many published by the 'Picture Post' ( a British Weekly Publication) during the war, showing children contributing to the War effort, in this case helping mum while Dad was away at the front.

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"Willa took the idle laundry stick and gave the boiling garments a prod. The day was overcast and cool, but the fire and the rising steam warmed her, dampening the tendrils of hair escaped from her braid." ~ from BURNING SKY

Frontier Christmas: c. 1900  taken in a small western mining town around the turn of the century.

Frontier Christmas: c. 1900 taken in a small western mining town around the turn of the century. With her doll but notice she's standing on a sled. Is sled part of Christmas haul too?

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