Calling Before Cell Phones…

Look out Ma Bell! Two Bremerton women devise their own way to call their husbands. Mrs. Ted Pruitt, right, and Mrs. George Hall have their hands cupped around their mouths and are calling loudly, practicing for the husband-calling contest to be held at the V.F.W. picnic August 11, 1935 on Horshoe Lake. Photograph ordered by the Bremerton Sun. The annual V.F.W. picnic was the site of the contest, featuring wives of vets from Bremerton, Gig Harbor and Shelton posts.

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