Monday, March 22, 2010

Poetic pictures

Who: His name is Wayne he is in his late 30's

When: Summer of 1931. He is trying to take a look at the dust bowl and cant believe that his whole life is crashing down.

Where: Outside of his house doesn't know what to do.

What: He is looking at the dust coming toward him trying to keep the hat on his head. He Is terrified but determined to make it through.

How: Him and his family of five are going to try to make it, there farm and house is coming down fast. He wants to protect his family and move along quickly. Maybe trying to save some things.

Why: Once again he is determined to keep his family safe and survive. He believes his family comes first. He will do whatever it takes to save them.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Women's fashion in the 1930's

The women from the 1930's wore dresses around the house to clean and stuff it was called a regular house dress. They had lots of details like ruffles and bows, buttons and they can be worn to work or to a date. Question #1. Do we wear things they wore in the 1930's in our holds? The answer to that question is no. People now a days don't really wear dresses to work sometimes they do but never at home on a regular basis. Question #2. What kind of hats did they wear and are the similar ? The kind of hats that they wear and not very popular now. Because they have made more popular different hats. The hats they had were head hugging snug hats that were very popular that were soft and slim. Question #3. What kind of coats did they wear? The coats they wore were two piece suites. The suits looked like men wore them but they did have some feminine touches to them like flattering bright colors on the linings and had some shapes too.