Catalog Sunday

This Sunday more dust bowl fashions from Chicago Mail Order summer '35

 
 

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  1. The thing I like most about your catalog Sunday posts is trying to imagine what my Great-Gran would have ordered if she had the money at the time. She was a Texas dust bowl gal in the 30's and probably would not have had the money to order from a catalog. But I love to imagine what she would have ordered if she had the funds. She had her second child in '35 (My Gran!) so I imagine she would have ordered something comfortable. While she wore mostly overalls during the depression I thinks she would have gone for the polka dot number fourth page down, 'C' for .79 cents in the green. Cute, flattering and thrifty!

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  2. Aw! I'm so glad that these images evoke that type of feeling in you, Leigh Ann :)

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