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[Bears on Saturday]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two bears sitting in chairs and doing some mending. The male bear holds up some pants with patches on them and the female bear is sewing a small article of clothing. A spool of thread lays on the floor. Written on the card is " Busy Bears on Saturday". There is no correspondence on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Make and Mend

Description: Booklet describing the best ways to mend, alter, or reuse clothing in order to make garments last longer or avoid buying new items during World War II.
Date: 1942
Creator: The Spool Cotton Company
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum