Saturday, March 31, 2012
The neighborhood gradually changed over to Italian immigrants. At this time the house was divided. The left hand half of the home was divided into a upper and lower unit, while the right hand half remained a double story dwelling. Over time the neighborhood then changed to immigrants from Mexico, and then domestic immigration of African-Americans from the Chicago area, and finally Hmong families.
Now for the question -- what is this? It is a mustache cup, a special cup for a man with a mustache designed to allow him to drink without getting his mustache into the drink. Even though some men these days have mustaches, the mustache cup has disappeared.