Doing the Wash in the 1930's (15 Photos)

 

 

Back before washing machines, "Wash Day" was an all-day affair, and many families made it quite an event!  Here are some of our favorite photos from doing the wash in the 1930's and 1940's...

Farm woman washing clothes in her new motor-driven washing machine near Lincoln, Vermont in July 1940

Doing the washing in Madison County, Alabama in 1939.

Women washing clothes, Crabtree Recreational Project, near Raleigh, North Carolina, March 1936