though I was only a child, I certainly watched my mother and neighbors as well as my aunts and grandmothers as I grew up in the 1940's. Life was very different; most women did not work outside the home. Many homes did not have running water in the house; water was carried in buckets from an outside well, or perhaps some were lucky enough to have a pump inside. Hot water heaters were almost unheard of; water was heated on top of the stove (ours was a wood burning cook stove) and that water was used for washing dishes, washing clothes and bathing. Needless to say, baths were weekly, not daily as they are today. My own mother made laundry soap from animal fat and lye. Most of our food was raised by my mother and father; butchered animals, raised huge gardens and canned the produce for the winter months. My mother did have a washing machine, but clothes were not tumbled like they are today; they were agitated and then we hand-cranked them through a wringer to get the water out. They were always hung outdoors to dry. Everyone baked bread, pies and pastries at home; a loaf of store-bought bread was a seldom purchase and there certainly were not the varieties that we have today. My mother and other moms I knew, made a lot of the clothing for their families on treadle sewing machines. Most women were up at daybreak and still going strong after their children were in bed. No dishwashers, electric fry pans, slow cookers, convection ovens. I sort of chuckle when I hear women complaining today about all they have to do; Mom used to feed 25+ people at the holidays without any of the modern conveniences. I could go on and on, but will end by saying, "we ain't got it so darned tough now days."
Not sure where the above was raised, but the story told was way before the 40's. I have no memory or anyone getting up a daybreak as mentioned above. Unless this was a farm home and not in the city I was raised in Brooklyn New York and a teen in the 40's.Clothes were hung outdoors to dry there was a clothesline leading from the kitchen window strung across the yard to the house across the way. There is more and am writing a story about it. will add my link so you can follow.
Life was hard and money was tight.
Very austere and war directed.
Life in Shakespeare's time was very hard for women. This is because people in those times were sexist and only saw women as house wives.
the were mostly house wives and were like the cleaners and stuff
Ya do your 10 wives at the same time
VERY busy!!! :)Connecticut Life in the 1770s ... In colinialdays, ... Some became apprentices who learned trades likeblacksmithing and printing. Women trained girls to be wives and mothers by having them help around the house. Girlshelped with cooking, preserving food, caring for children, cleaning the house, washing clothes and gardening.
his famile was his two wives one had six kids the other had seven in all he had s wives and 17 kids and a brother
Lots of manual work. Lots of children in the family. In 1940 improvised life style. Gadgets and mechanical help to do chores of work.
Wives are like fishermen because they love swimming semen!
they were able to do anthing they wanted like shag their wives or turn gay
No, he did not like Sacajawea best out of all his wives.
the Chinese government is like a company
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They were tough.
Life was very tumultuous in 1940's Germany. The war ended in 1945 and the country was torn apart. People that survived the war were poor, hungry and homeless.
In the 1940s in the United States, some fifteen-year-olds attended high school, while others worked full time. They listened to the radio for entertainment.
how was life in 1940s during the war? wgat clothes did the were? how did you feel when u had ti hide in a house without lights? what was your favourite musick? what was your favourirte meal? where did you go to holidays? what toys did you play woth? what did you have for your breakfast? did you go to work? where was you born? how many friends did you have? what was your favourite sport? did your childrens had got evacuated?
school was very tough and ruged