The Fascinating History of Flour Sack Dresses

A portrait of a different way of life in the 1930's and 1940's



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Times were lean in the Great Depression and families across the nation aimed to do more with what they did have.  One of the most interesting stories from this era is the curious case of how flour and feed sack companies began printing patterns on their bags!  Go to the next page to learn about this fascinating history...