Bag, Flour
1930 Approximate
Gold Brand Flour Sack Dish Towel. Material: textile. Size: 27" x 28". Description: white cotton with faded imprint: "Gold Brand Blended, Milled Expressly For Self Serve Stores, Inc., Waseca, Minn., 49 Lbs. Net, Flour is ground from the choicest select wheat and is milled for people who appreciate quality. We guarantee every sack to give entire satisfaction. Should you not find this fine satisfaction in every way return it to us and we will cheerfully refund your money. Self Serve Stores, Inc."
This flour sack was among the items belonging to the donor's grandmother, Ethel Hanson Oldefendt. Ethel was one of seven children born to D. D. Hanson and his wife Tilda Jacobson, daughter of Peter and Lena Jacobson. D. D. Hanson was born in Waseca County to Torger and Mary Hanson who immigrated from Norway. Torger Hanson died in Otisco, Minnesota in 1885. See the Hanson family file located in the Bailey-Lewer Library for further information.