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Growing up as a girl in the 1930s
Transcript of Growing up as a girl in the 1930s
By: Harmoni Hall, Denae Clowers, and Kai Thomas
How did the African Americans care for the whites after the Civil War
What was the dress code for little girls in the 1930's?
There was no explicitly stated dress code but at that time blue jeans were considered tacky, most mothers spent a lot of time on their daughter's heads, young girls usually weren't allowed to wear trousers to school, and it was considered unladylike to be sunburned. *They were expected to wear dresses.*
Name 3 restrictions that were placed on little girls.
The Caucasian children could not visit the African American homes. Little girls were supposed to live up to a certain picture. They would only receive dolls for Christmas and never what they truly wanted. They also
to wear dresses practically all of the time.
What experiences would a young white girl have with African Americans as she was growing up?
Her African American nurse was with her a lot. African Americans might have sharecropped with their families. Because of these experiences, Caucasians adapted many traits from African Americans.
How did Mrs. Barge's race affect her childhood?
It affected where she lived, what she did, what she ate, and who she knew.
Describe McCulley's Quarters
McCulley's Quarters was a place for poor African Americans of working class. It was once a slave quarters, and during the 1930s three Caucasian families surrounded the neighborhood.
They looked after them and they cut wood for them. They also shared with them.