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Power of the Purse

October 29, 2015, 7:00pm

Mount Prospect Historical Society

The event will feature a wide variety of new and a...

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We had some great guesses yesterday! The answer is a high chair from the 1890s. High chairs allowed mothers to continue working while their child ate (or played with) their food. The design of the high chair has certainly changed over the past 130 years, but they still serve the same purpose! Thanks for playing!
Tune in next week for another edition of What is it Wednesday!
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Now that our executive director has returned from vacation, our What is it Wednesday posts have returned, but with a twist! We have decided that our posts have not been challenging enough, so we have decided to step up our game!
Instead of showing the entire object, we will show our followers only a part of it. Can you guess what this object is?
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