1930 - 40
What one makes with 250 washboards,
have gathered almost like by itself and for which it would be a pity,
to steal the
simply on the attic?
One hangs they
to himself on his own four walls - and thus originated the idea of a private
washboard museum, which can be visited after arrangement.
And then there
one can admire them,
the strangest models from two
centuries Washing history to 20
countries of this earth.
Whether from America, Mexico, Africa,
East Europe and Western Europe - everywhere became,
or if this becomes partly also even today
How be different these unique specimens
be able , already lets itself with the
help of them small choice of the illustrated photos recognise.
Beyond it, there is extensive photo
material, Drawings, small anecdotes and 400 sound carriers with admissions
of washboard tape to see from nine decades and to hear.
the museum in Bünde/ Circle of Herford only limits is accessible,
if the washboards sometimes also go on travelling, to
introduce you to a bigger audience.
special events, where the washboards fit in the supporting programme,
as for example with jazz festivals, if the possibility exists to issue
special wish the exhibition is able
with a musical one "Washboard-Investment"
in Bünde / Circle
in diverse Bands
from the 30s
and distribution from
Washboards and Rubboards;
from all over the world "
(Waschsteg-Einweihung Albersloh 1996,
Jazzfest Gronau 2000,
Blues-Schmus-Apfelmus Laubach 2002)