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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE CHICAGO, c. 1950s

Wash Day: 1931

Wash Day: 1931

Hartford, Connecticut, circa 1931. My father Walter overheard the women talking in the background. What concerned him was when grandma Nellie warned his mother Louise, "don't throw the baby out with the bathwater." The message wasn't lost on the children who stood in wait.

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