"Yeah, water in the house, bathrooms in the house, a bathtub in the house or a shower – we didn't have that type of thing when I was young. We had a big old tub that we took a bath in once a week, or something like that."
     Question: "And how did you get water to it?"
     "We had carried it in, had a boiler thing we heated the water in on the stove, the cook stove. And we used that water. Everybody used the same water. [Laughs.] You didn't change water between baths."

Stan Jensen on The Amenities of Home

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Other Excerpts from Stanley Jensen's Interview:

Killing Grasshoppers
Pests Thrive In Dry Climate
Hybrid Corn
Crop Yeilds
All in the Same Boat
Working for the WPA
Growing Up Poor
Radio, Isolation and Entertainment
Getting Electricity
Ethnic Communities
Keeping the Dust Out