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Our Lady of Lourdes School
... Avenue near 144th Street and when they sold coffee the lines would go all around the block. How about the punchball games out side ... of 142nd Street. OLL was also known as Old Ladies' Laundry. I've written down the names of almost all the boys who, at one ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/14/2017 - 11:50am -

Our Lady of Lourdes School

Palace Laundry: 1925
Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Palace Laundry." 1811 Adams Mill Road N.W. National Photo Company Collection glass ... about this photo. First was the font used for the "Palace Laundry." In cursive, with all lowercase letters, it seems more like something ... later than 1925; with its curved, not squared, roof lines, I would have guessed it as a 1927 or 1928 model. [It could be ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 1:00pm -

Palace Laundry: 1925

Banner Laundry: 1925
... Alexandria, Virginia, 1925. "Ford Motor Co. -- Banner Laundry truck." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full ... MAin and FRanklin. Each central office supported 10,000 lines. Additionally, there is no Banner Laundry (although a plethora of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/01/2018 - 6:24pm -

Banner Laundry: 1925

Super Giant: 1964
... displays, you'd need a ladder to get at some of it. Lines The lines are still as long after the "wonderful" invention of Bar ... divorced. I claimed it from my father and it's hung in the laundry room of every house I've ever lived in since I moved on my own. I ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/22/2008 - 6:35am -

Super Giant: 1964

Clothesline Canyon: 1900
... to see that guys that crawled up the poles to hang the lines - now THAT'S talent! Clotheslines I haven't seen clothes hanging ... me so much of the set of "Rear Window." Without the laundry, of course. Really cool photo. [Indeed. In fact I think I see ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 6:59pm -

Clothesline Canyon: 1900

Stripes and Solids: 1905
... Publishing Company. View full size. Gym, tan, laundry. Gym, tan, laundry. Family Tradition I could weep as I look ... in the Depression, the joint Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines railroad was formed and the Pennsy lost its monopoly on the Delair ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2012 - 12:55pm -

Stripes and Solids: 1905

Toledo Panorama: 1909
... Hocking Valley collected coal on network of feeder lines in southeast Ohio, assembled the cars at a main yard in Columbus and ran ... Street. Where should I buy my paint? Holmes Snowflake Laundry In the distance, behind the Jefferson Hotel and in the upper center ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/28/2012 - 4:46pm -

Toledo Panorama: 1909

Made in America: 1942
... working hours is to get as many tanks as possible off the lines and ready for shipment to the fighting fronts. Michael's grandparents, ... of "California-Style" HoneyWheat Bread. - Dave] Laundry stove Used to be common in kitchens: Our family ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/03/2017 - 12:11pm -

Made in America: 1942

The Washboard Jungle: 1900
... When the wind whipped the clothes over and over the lines, it was murder trying to get them reeled back in. (Note the clothesline ... in my household, whites make up a small fraction of our laundry. [I think I see some grays. - Dave] What got washed. The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/26/2012 - 4:52pm -

The Washboard Jungle: 1900

Brooklyn Bridge: 1903
... There are almost as many rooftop clotheslines loaded with laundry as there are Fletcher's Castoria signs. It is interesting to note that ... lanes are the rights of way for the rapid transit/trolley lines. (The Gallery, Boats & Bridges, DPC, NYC, Streetcars) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/31/2012 - 2:56pm -

Brooklyn Bridge: 1903

Online: 1900
... and Community Not only is this a community of laundry, it's a Community. I miss neighbors, and sitting on the stoop on a warm ... I like the messy, rebellious line of washing about 3 lines in from the top. At first, I decided to attribute it to the wind, but ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 8:19pm -

Online: 1900

Washday: 1900
... line. Don't the people at the far end of the block do laundry? Soggy sox If putting your wash out on the line causes rain, ... He charged around 25 cents for the climb and would sell lines and pulleys. If one planned ahead, the line and pulley would have been ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/26/2012 - 4:57pm -

Washday: 1900

The $64 Washer: 1941
... if it was winter time shovel the snow out from under the lines. Clothes would freeze solid then we'd bring them back in and hang them up ... moved into an old Vancouver, B.C. apartment building, the laundry featured three wringer washers with dual concrete laundry tubs for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/07/2016 - 3:55pm -

The $64 Washer: 1941

Three Brooklyn Bridges: 1908
... from the flags, smoke/steam, and drying clothes on the lines (frozen undies, hooray!) it sure seems like the wind is blowing hard. ... go outside if you don't have to, but you have to do your laundry when you have a chance! Brooklyn Bridges Amazing photo... One of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/19/2012 - 3:42pm -

Three Brooklyn Bridges: 1908

Jersey Shore: 1904
... ocean. Washday These folks sure saved money on laundry detergent -- and bar soap, too. Then As Now Too many people. ... blue flannel, trimmed with bands of white on which are lines of red soutache. 3) Navy blue flannel, with a white collar, vest and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 3:41pm -

Jersey Shore: 1904

Sam's White Barber Shop: 1927
... 29.3% lacked electricity, 82.2% had no wash basins or laundry tubs, 83.8% lacked central heating. . . . The entire area needed ... is the event the poster advertises is along those same lines. History of 4½ Street SW "During the late 19th century (when ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 12:56pm -

Sam's White Barber Shop: 1927

Mrs. Baker: 1918
... have survived potty training my toddler without it. The laundry portion of it, come on people... Whippersnappery Ronald ... the Armour meatpacking company then sold to Greyhound Bus Lines as a way to diversify business in the 1960's. Right after Dial sold off ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/06/2012 - 1:56pm -

Mrs. Baker: 1918

Going Up: 1900
... a Picture This one is amazing. Manhattan in 1901. I see laundry hanging on lines. Not an automobile or a window air conditioner. Not an airplane or a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 7:57pm -

Going Up: 1900

Neighborhood Wash: 1938
... up TV antennas. How? I'v always wondered how these lines between apartment buildings worked. (Not literally, I know how pulleys ... fabric softener, or anti-static spray, yet I bet their laundry smelled just fine. South Pacific? The two "sailors" in the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/11/2013 - 6:52pm -

Neighborhood Wash: 1938

King Street: 1921
... direction." - Dave] King Street Where the power lines seem to end, King Street takes a sharp downhill for 3 or 4 blocks, and ... twin building on the opposite corner. near the Charlie Lee laundry. Any pics of that corner? Clang Clang Clang A single trolley ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/06/2013 - 11:47am -

King Street: 1921

Slabtown: 1864
... into the past. It must have been a windy day as the laundry on lines is moving, but not the pair of long johns on the fence. What do you ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/25/2009 - 10:26pm -

Slabtown: 1864

The Clothesline Kid: 1939
... houses; a close look at the upper floor shows some clothes lines inside these porches with laundry on them. Anyone want to play? Besides what he's got tucked under ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/23/2013 - 10:18am -

The Clothesline Kid: 1939

The Unnamed Soldier: 1864
... grapevines or wisteria. It seems a bit much for hanging laundry to dry. Its purpose is probably obvious to former boy scouts, but ... what their camps looked like anywhere near the front lines, though. Still, it is nice to know that they were at least comfortable ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/12/2014 - 2:41pm -

The Unnamed Soldier: 1864

Hell Gate: 1942
... through West Virginia at night in the 1950s and seeing lines of glowing coke ovens. It seemed to me like a way of separating the smoke ... Daytime revealed a moonscape of grey... Grey houses, grey laundry on lines, grey lawns, grey rocks, grey slag. The astronauts practised ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:46pm -

Hell Gate: 1942

Washington, D.C.: 1935
... not in this time period, hence all the clothes on clothes lines. It looks like wash basins were used for seating on the back porches. ... window into my alley in D.C. is very similar. Not so much laundry, but rugs and towels hang from porches. It's cleaner, most of the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/07/2013 - 9:09pm -

Washington, D.C.: 1935
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