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Fiestaware
1930s

Depression-era ceramics
Introduced by the Homer Laughlin Company in 1936, Fiestaware ceramics like these appealed to many American consumers because of their modern design and affordability. This set was owned by the Morrison family of Pennsylvania. Despite the hardships of the Great Depression, the Morrisons were able to save enough money to buy these Fiestaware dishes--one piece at a time.

Notes
Homer Laughlin China Company claims to have manufactured about a third of all dinnerware ever been sold in the United States.
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