Laundry in the 1950’s Part 1 | Nutsrok

washboard - an early musical instrument in colonial Australia
washboard – an early musical instrument in colonial Australia

When she first married in 1946, Mother washed on a rub board.  By the time I was born, they’d come up enough in the world to acquire a second wringer-washing machine.  It cut her work tremendously.  Wash days were so much more pleasant and relaxing.  All she had to do was sort the laundry into whites, colors, towels, and work clothes……

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