The author documents two hundred years of bringing comfort to the American household, covering a wide variety of innovations, from the first ovens, bathrooms, furnaces, and washing machines to current appliance technology. Reprint. 15, 000 first printing.1. The Gravity Washer, c. 1900, still completely manual and little changed from the 1860s. ... Maytag Model 90, 1927, was electrically powered, but it still required use of hand wringers. ... The Maytag Neptune, washer-dryer combination, J 998.
|Title||:||The Comforts of Home|
|Publisher||:||Crown Pub - 1999|