Flour Sacks In 1939

3 year ago · Bobbie · 0 Comment
Flour mills packed their flour into printed sacks so poor families could use the fabric to make clothing. Just about everyone made their own clothing back then. Well, the women made the clothing for everyone in the family. Flour sack cloth was used for everything, from making clothing to quilting squares for blankets to feminine napkins. When the going gets tough, the tough improvise with what's at hand.

Flour sacks in 1939

History shows the bizarre antics of our ancestors in 30 rarely seen photos (30 Photos)

Parents today wail about the bizarre antics of their children; from piercings to tattoos to teen taste in music. How easily they forget the strange undertakings of their own youth! They say history repeats itself; maybe that's the case, who knows? This collection of photos from days gone by do make a good case that it doesn't matter what era we are born in, young people will be who they are. Adventurous, bizarre, a little "out there", downright weird. And just remember: to your children and grandchildren, your old photos will be proof of how bizarre YOU were 'back in the day'.

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