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Hannah Olden Washing Clothes (early 1900s)

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Hannah Olden doing her wash

Hannah Olden doing her wash

Women’s work in the early 1900s was backbreaking. Pictured is Eatonville pioneer, Hannah Olden (John Larson’s sister) doing the wash in a wash bucket. This kind of washing required a bar of soap, a washing board and lots of muscle.

If you want to read more on the history of laundry, just click HERE.

Photo courtesy of Linda Lewis.

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