FMU logo A Second Yard Broom house

line to divide text

Home
Pictorial Record - Master Index
Online Tour of Ms. Catherine's
Educational Resources
Information for the Public
Next

divider

Figure 57: A second yard broom

A second yard boom, made by Ms. Waiters, was added to the hewn- timber cabins collection.  The task of sweeping the yard was generally assigned to a child, and the smaller children spent a lot of their time practicing yard sweeping in imitation of the older children, so a good supply of yard brooms was important.  (Photo 1998)
yard broom

divider

Copyright Amelia Wallace Vernon. All rights reserved, 1998. Revised, 2007.