Save Womens Lives: History of Washing Machines
The first and only book containing a comprehensive history of washing machines. Included are over 200 color pictures of washers dating from the early 1800s. A description of the many and varied types of machines along with picture examples is given. Also included are discussions on finding antique washers, restoration, patent descriptions, advertising, safety issues and the companies which manufactured washers.
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An excellent book. I use it as a reference at the museum I work at. I especially like the treadmill with the family dog on it, running the machine. See you can wash clothes and save a trip to the Gym.
Early Washing Machine History
Milestones In The Development of Washing Machines
The Kinds of Washing Machines
More Unusual Machines
Wringers Wringer Benches and Mangles
Safety and Unsafely Issues
Advertising and Marketing
Other Collectibles Collectors and Collections
Decals and Nameplates
The Worth of Washing Machines
Trivia and The Future