This item date back to the 1920's when you had to bring food along on a trip in case you were stranded by a flat tire or motor breakdown. It contained a food storg=age conpartment and plates, cups and utensils as well.
This vintage school desk with attached chair proceeded school furniture of today. There was a drawer under the seat for storing books and school supplies. Note the small hole in the desk top with the round bracket below that held a ink bottle used for writing in ink before ball point pens, Since the desk [...]
The Howe Scale Company manufactured scales from 1857 until 1961 in Rutland, Vermont. The company is now located in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
This volume of detailed information contained at least 8 books with subjects such as: Mothers and Fathers, Folk-Lore Fables and Fairy Tales, Things To Make and Do, and two books regarding Nature and Outdoor Life. These books were considered to be a "Practical Plan of Character Building" and were copyrighted in 1920 under the supervision [...]
The dunce cap was used to discipline school children that misbehaved in the classroom such as throwing "spitballs", passing notes or pulling hair. The dunce was required to sit on a stool in the corner of the room as a form of humiliation. The desired effect was to avoid being required to wear the hat [...]