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Giving, It's The Thought That Counts! | Weird Photo Of The Day | When they realized that poverty-stricken women were using sacks to make clothes for their children, some flour mill | image tagged in funny,demotivationals,weird,photo of the day,flour,women | made w/ Imgflip demotivational maker
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Leonardo Dicaprio Cheers Meme | TO THE THOUGHTFUL MILL OWNERS | image tagged in memes,leonardo dicaprio cheers | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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I'm not sure if any of them are alive still but I think they would happy for your toast to them.
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I showed this to my mother, and she told me that her grandmother used the flour sacks for clothes, pillowcases, you name it, living through the Great Depression and afterwards was tough, lots of hard times....
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My mother told similar stories growing up in Poland post-WW2. She also said she was proud of her clothing that her mom made for the kids. I wish I had that same gift of appreciation.
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Everything was very uncertain for a lot of people...
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My (Mom's Mom) grandma was one of 12 kids, my mom is one of 8 kids. Here father, my grandpa, never made it out of 4th grade, he went to work in the coal mines in Pittsburgh, he worked in the coal mines for 53 years, and died of black lung, from the coal dust. That was in 1982-1983 or so? Somewhere around there, but he raised 7 daughters and a son! There were 13 people living in the house.(family)
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Sounds like the this new cartoon show I started watching called the Loud House, it about a boy, his 10 other sisters, 5 pets (I think...), and their parents. I never thought this would be possible to have a nuclear family that's the same size as this one! Thanks for sharing Evilmandoevil.
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Lol. I saved this template from Octavia (obviously) and I keep approving things, particularly when he replies back to me, we both get a good laugh! So, i EvilmandoEvil do here by approve this meme in Octavia's name!! Lol. :)
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Now, the USA is #1 in production of waste...
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All around win situation. Textile mills get rid of slow selling prints selling to flour mills for less than muslin. Flour mills save money on packaging and create Goodwill and positive press by helping their customers in need. Customers get free fabric to clothe their kids with the purchase of a household staple. Back then, those big dacks of flour only lasted a week or two.pancakes, breads, gravies, cakes, people didn't have as much baking mixes as we do today.

Sorry if I sound cynical, but it was a great marketing idea. Eben if the textile mills lost some on the fabric they sold, they stood to lose a lot more.

This is a beautiful win/win/win situation.

To bad businesses don't think this way these days.
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Cynical, no way did it sound that way, it's awesome to think that company's actually cared for the customers (so still do, but not many...). Nowadays, money talk, money sell. :/
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It's the way businesses should be run. Too many forget to treat their customers right and customers treat you right.
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I told agree!
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I meant to say totally*...
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I told understood it ;D totally!
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I wish they still sold flour in sacks, instead of paper bags. It's no longer cost-effective though.
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Once in a great while you'll see it. But then, I live in Amish country.
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Now that's awesome!
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I know right.
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All through the Great Depression mills used different patterns as a marketing ploy, and sack dresses became a thing. Modern pillowcase dresses are essentially an update. Mothers also made their dresses from flour sacks, with pattern companies offering designs based on the standardized sack sizes.
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It's just amazing when users like you Skippopotamus and Swiggys-back shed more info on these pictures, because most of them when I'm hunting for weird photos, they just give me the above description and nothing else, unless you count the date.
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I don't know how to reply to this but please take this picture of a duck hunt idolizing this fire hydrant.
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it was just good housewifery to reuse feedsacks, I collect feedsack fabric and the original stuff sells for big bucks. Great to make quits, aprons, doll clothes etc
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How much exactly? :o
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around 75 to 100 smackers or more
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Love the story!!
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Cool. :D
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Good o'l waffle and pancake mix!
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It's true!
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I have some quilts made with those old flour sacks!

I hope that with Trump in office, people, businesses will start looking at their fellow men and women as people and not the enemy.
There has been too much of a rife in America...time to heal hearts, heal wounds and make America great again!
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Awesome, I bet they look fabulous as well!
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You found a picture in color too, sweet!
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Oh buttface3000, this gag never gets old.
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no it does not JuicyDeath1025
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Obviously I wasn't alive, but I remember hearing about this :)
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In school? I never heard about this in my history textbooks, sometimes bias sucks because you might leave stuff out like this! :/
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Nah, somewhere else on the Internet. I missed an opportunity to make this before you :o
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No way!
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Try this YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs1mo7eV9L3g2VRnFBnl3kw They have lots of videos of old and unusual pictures. If you want to search for it you need to put "Wonderful Life Channel" as "Wonderful Life" just brings up loads of music videos :)
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Means a lot The_Lapsed_Jedi.
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No worries - hope you find something good :)
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Just sub, I hope to do an image from one of videos real soon!
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Oops, I refreshed the page by accident...
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Oh Juicy, you're so close of surpassing Invicta at being the #6 highest Imgflipper.
PLZ make sure to make a meme when that happens okay?
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Are you kidding, I would never forget Invicta103 his one the most amazing guys on this site and his support gave me a little something to look forward to, just like users like you who do the same. I will trust me on this! ;)
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Screw politics! I support you all the way, man! Great memes, great content, and a great person. What more could you want from someone without your views on politics! :) Nice meme btw!
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I make memes to brighten up someone's day regardless in whatever they believe in.
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