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    • Alvin C. York story -- doin' the weekly wash

    • Country life; Laundry; Domestic life; Laundresses; Housework; Kettles; Houses; Women; Clothing & dress; Bonnets; Older people; Handicraft; Brooms & brushes
    • A woman is standing on a porch near a wash tub with a wash board inside. The tub is raised by laying a wooden chair on its side. Two large lard cans just visible beside the chair may hold cleaning products. The woman is dressed in a sunbonnet, dark...
    • Doing the wash

    • Laundry; Domestic life; Laundresses; Housework; Kettles; African Americans; Women domestics; Houses; Women
    • An African American woman is pictured at the back of a multi-story dwelling stirring laundry that is heating over a fire in a black iron kettle. The house, with clothes drying on the porch rails, is visibile behind her. A dinner bell is mounted...
    • The washing day: a proper new ballad for wet weather

    • Sheet music covers; Fictitious characters; Laundry; Weather; Clotheslines
    • Drawing of an angry-looking man in dressing gown and cap, with glasses perched on his forehead. He appears in the clouds above a clothesline holding laundry. On the ground are baskets, pails, an iron, and scrubbing brushes.
    • Typical living quarters, Powell's Station

    • Conservation of natural resources
    • Inside of a Civilian Conservation Corps barracks at Powell's Station, Tennessee. Foot lockers are at the foot of each bunk. Laundry bags, containing dirty clothes, hang from the walls.; Many of the bunks are arranged with alternating feet and...
    • Exterior of the Ryman Auditorium showing advertisements

    • Auditoriums; Historic buildings; Concert halls; Architectural elements; Stone carving
    • Ryman Auditorium, exterior view, front, from southwest. Signs near building advertise Pizza +, the Drake Motel, Opry Tours (tickets inside), WSM Grand Ole Opry, and National Life and Accident Insurance. Also visible are the chimney of the...
    • Hospital Yard, Nashville

    • Military hospitals; Laundry; Women; Photographs; Military life; Military hospitals; Clotheslines; Laundresses
    • Scene in the yard of a military hospital in Nashville, showing numerous men and women, some African American, among lines of hanging laundry.
    • The Heater

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Playing cards; Stoves; Tables; Stools
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a group of prisoners who are passing time by playing cards. They are sitting next to a heating stove that, according to Mitchener, has a six-foot radius. He writes,"There's at...
    • The Front Door

    • Barbed wire; Barracks; Rooms & spaces; Doors & doorways
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the interior of a POW barrack. A row of doors can be seen. Mitchener has written, "On the left - the 'little girls' room' - as you enter...The Front Door. The hall is swept, at...
    • The Shower Room

    • Barbed wire; Bathtubs & showers; Pipes (Conduits)
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the showers at the POW camp. On the top of the image, he has written, "For 'cleanliness is next to godliness.'" Underneath the drawing, he has mentioned that the shower room is...
    • 12 and 3 equals 15

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Bulletin boards; Luggage; Overcrowding
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three more men being added to his POW camp quarters in room five, even though there is not enough space. Mitchener lists their names, which are John R. Hanzlik [Pennsylvania], John F. Hodges (Tennessee) and...
    • The Washroom

    • Barbed wire; Bathrooms
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three sinks in a bathroom at the POW camp. On the top of the page, he writes, "Pursuit of the daily 'facial'--" Underneath the picture, he has written, "'Thru these pipes pass the coldest water in Germany.'...
    • The Block

    • Barbed wire; Barracks
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of wooden barrack #170. Mitchener describes his quarters as including ten rooms, housing 8-14 men each. He writes,"Constructed of wood, plaster, and tarpaper - a few bolts - a...
    • Women dipping water

    • Women; Bonnets; Clothing & dress; Children; Laundry
    • Women wearing bonnets are lined up getting ready to take a cup of water from a bucket. They have their hands resting on the person's shoulders in front of them. The house in the background has a covered, attached structure sheltering a cistern. A...

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