New Washing Machines & Electrification
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- CHANGES IN APPLIANCES
- Did not get automatic washing machine until 12 yrs ago; had dryer. Maytag washer with ringer before. Their first washing machine was a Maytag square tub with gasoline motor. No electricity when moved onto farm in 1942. Used gas lamps. Electricity came in 1943.