The Laundry Bag and Clothespins

Pioneers did not have the same luxuries as us!  They could not throw their clothes into a dryer.  Instead, they would hang their clothes up to dry on clotheslines, or in the family home.  The pins that you see are still used today by some, but others prefer the more modern clothespin "clip," which opens and closes.

 

 
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Last updated April 28, 2003