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Back to School by jaboney

Back to School by jaboney

This type of elementary school desk had an ink well and an open shelf for storing your books and papers...later desks had storage lids that were hinged and materials were stored inside.

Vintage Early 1900s Paragon School Writing Desk Antique

This type of elementary school desk had an ink well and an open shelf for storing your books and papers.later desks had storage lids that were hinged and materials were stored inside. This was the desk we had when I was in the first grade.

Making topographical maps out of salt dough in elementary school.  I remember being very proud of my California salt dough map!

Making topographical maps out of salt dough in elementary school. I remember being very proud of my California salt dough map!

Treadle. Mamaw created patterns from pictures of dresses I wanted and sewed them. She was very talented. She'd had 10 children. She had to be.

Though electric sewing machines were all the go in the I learned to sew on my mother's old Singer machine. This was the singer treadle sewing machine - sewed on my mother's electric machine with knee operation

Oil o Sol...a tradition from Grandpa Carter, we believed it was an external cure all for all our boo-boos

Oil o Sol.a tradition from Grandpa Carter, we believed it was an external cure all for all our boo-boos

Mickey Mouse ears hat - of course I have a picture of myself wearing these with Mickey Mouse when I was 5.

Walt Disney Vintage Mickey Mouse Ears Cap Hat Lisa

Mickey Mouse ears hat - of course I have a picture of myself wearing these with Mickey Mouse when I was I didn't go until when it opened I was in my middle school years.

love playing my player piano

even those of us who have no musical talent can play beautifully and enjoy it

Wringer washer 1930 ~ This reminds me of Daddy's saying: Don't get your tit in the wringer! Translation: Stay out of trouble!

I remember using one like this with my Mother in the when we lived in AZ. This machine was in a laundry mat. As a child I helped my Mother with the laundry and we had wringer washers and rinse tubs!

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