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A Victorian woman and young girl hard at work on the family's laundry, 1870s. Things didn't change until the Washing Machine. Not all could afford it. It became ORDINARY by the 1950s.
Wash Day, mother and daughter, America, 1870. #Victorian #vintage #laundry #domestic_life
A Victorian woman and young girl hard at work on the family laundry. 1870
tub washer with wringer - In 1956, my mother got one with an "automatic release" button in case your hand started to go through the ringer!!
I remember helping my grandmother with the wringer washer.
Ooh, the fresh smell of laundry dried outside in the sunshine!
"Cowboy and Daughter, 1870" or, rather, Cowgirl and Father - She is a wee one, but has a firm, easy seat in that pony's saddle!
wash day... everyday!!! My mother had a mangle and I use to help her put the sheets through it
Over and over and over again ~ What is it about housework...It Never Seems to End! ~ Vintage '40s washer ad.
A mid-century housewife hanging up her laundry. This reminds me of my momma & my sisters & I. This is how we hung our clothes out to dry. #vintage #laundry #homemaker
I love every last element of this heartwarming image from 1942 of a mother and child spending time together in the kitchen.
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I watched my grandmother put the washing through the mangle!