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wash day

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

Vintage 1940's Speed Queen Washing Machine

Vintage Speed Queen Washing Machine - my mother had a wringer washer - I got my arm caught in the wringer, but since I was a skinny little thing, it didn't do any damage!

+~+~ 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!


A pioneer women peeling apples that she first had to grow and then pick. After the peeling she will slice and dry, make pies, cook down into applesauce and other yummy things we don't make anymore.

striped petticoats

Here are a few more period reference images of "working women".

Charlie Chaplin and Helen Keller | Rare and beautiful celebrity photos

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