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6 edition of The vanishing American outhouse found in the catalog.

The vanishing American outhouse

a history of country plumbing

by Ronald S. Barlow

  • 43 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Windmill Pub. Co. in El Cajon, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Outhouses -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Outhouses -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Outhouses -- United States -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 95-96.

      Statementby Ronald S. Barlow.
      GenreMiscellanea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH4975 .B37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2063784M
      ISBN 100933846029
      LC Control Number88051508
      OCLC/WorldCa19485774

      The Vanishing American Outhouse by Ronald S. Barlow Privy Plans, Photographs, Poems and Folklore pages, softcover, good condition, no tears, stains, only remnents of w the price sticker on the front once was and scuff marks.   Yes,my insatiable quest for knowledge leads me down many strange but not unusual one came about while visiting an Antique store a couple years wrapped in blue ribbons was a book called "The Vanishing .

        The Vanishing American Outhouse Barlow I can honestly say that in 20 plus years of library service no one has ever asked me anything even remotely outhouse related. Even though this isn't necessarily a specific information need, it is one of those books that are purchased to make the collection interesting. In The Vanishing American Adult, Sasse gives parents practical advice for raising quality adults. "We the parents need to plan to get them a work ethic," said Sasse.

      Buy Ode to the Outhouse: A Tribute to a Vanishing American Icon by Roger Welsch (Foreword by) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - . I’ve found another book, The Vanishing American Outhouse by Ronald S. Barlow (), that expands a bit on why you see (or saw) half moons on outhouse doors: “Luna, the ancient crescent shaped figure, was a universal symbol for womankind. A moon, sawed into a privy door, served as the ‘Ladies Room’ sign of early innkeeping days.


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