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Abe Lincoln

“You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich...strengthen the weak by weakening the strong...bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift...lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down...build character and courage by taking away people’s initiative and independence...help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves." -Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

What is it Wednesday

Welcome to another what is it Wednesday.  Today I have for you a Borden's Glass churn jar.  The date on the bottom is March 30, 1915.  Glass churn jars where used for making butter, beating eggs, or making whipping cream to go on some home made pie.  This one has wire beaters, some have wooden beaters.  Daisy, Borden's and Sears sold these to home makers.  Our grandmothers or great grandmothers use items like this everyday.  Today we run to the grocery store and buy butter, and whip topping.

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5 comments:

Cat Haven Crafts said...

Thanks for the post. I also, think that their homemade butter and whipped topping tasted a lot better than our store brands today!

boomerblue said...

That is so very cool. It's so easy to forget about how much work it took to make things we now take for granted.

Valley Primitives Gift Shoppe said...

Thanks for this post. I look forward for your Wednesday post and always enjoy seeing and learning about your antiques :)
Kim

Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

They might have had to work harder, but
it is fun to collect all of the old kitchen
gadgets from way back! Thanks for
sharing, I have never seen one of these.

Bear Hugs~Karen

Carol said...

Ah, Rose this is visually pleasing. Would look great in the kitchen window. Thank you:)