BEHIND THESE MOUNTAINS
Mona Leeson Vanek
"Doing The Washing." Al younker is getting some specialized help with the laundry from Art and Minnie Younker. During the summertime, wash day was commonly done "out on the porch: where water slopping between wringer machine and the old tin rinse tub couldn't bother a thing. Whether it was the fun of playing in water, or the soapsuds, or just being considered 'big enough,''helping' was a favorite learning process of all youngsters. Courtesy Wanda and Lyle Younker collection.