Weber Days: The Plain and Colorful Story of Feed Sacks

Author, Linzee Kull McCray, shares stories and images from her book, "Feed Sacks: The Colorful History of a Frugal Fabric." It brings together tales of hardship, resilience, and social and economic forces with more than 850 historic photos and images of vintage fabrics, advertising, and more to explore this little-known segment of textile history and of the American economy.

Weber Days is a series of local history programs and events honoring the memory and work of Iowa City historian, Irving B. Weber.

Recorded on May 15, 2017 at the Iowa City Public Library.

Local History