People would use these to drink hot beverages. Most homes had teacups.
Every family had an outhouse (a toilet outside), but this pot was used at night only when it was too dark to go outside to
Most homes had a bible, even if they did not read them. This was a typical article found in the living room of most, but
This was used to eat food out of, whether it be cereal, salad, candy, or deserts. They were used as serving bowls.
Most families gave their children a piggy bank to save their money, although some families did not have piggy banks and just put their money
These shoes were strictly worn for dressy occasions such as church functions and services and weddings. Most of the people in Goldsboro were farmers and
This was a hat worn during ceremonial events held by the Order of Malta. This was a group that was closely related to a group
These lamps were the traditional lighting system and usually families would have one lamp and some had at least two or three to be able
This was a staple back in the late 1800’s. This was used to wash clothes. It would take families with multiple children a lot less
This was used as household decoration in some of the homes in Goldsboro. These were used strictly for magazines. Almanacs and the Sears Roebuck catalogs
Decorative bowls were a popular household staple in Goldsboro. Sometimes they were used for church or social events. Some people would place glass bowls around
There is still a Mason lodge in Goldsboro. Family men and Church men were often masons and would attend lodge meetings, events, community outreach events
This is a house clock. These were found in most homes, but some homes did not have clocks. They were more popular among the older