Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.
I remember my grandmother always had on an apron! (this is a fantastic photograph) Wearing an apron to protect your limited wardrobe. Apron's had multi-purposes.I too remember by Grandmama always wearing an apron.