Making HOME TASKS a PLEASURE (Jun, 1935)
Making HOME TASKS a PLEASURE
Hassock with Rounded Pillow Which Serves as an Arm, or Back Rest, and Book Holder Consisting of Chromium-Plated Scroll Spring; When Book Is Removed, Spring Comes Forward to Hold Remaining Volumes.
Left, Venetian Blind Brush with Adjustable Wool Fingers Which Fit between Slats; It Can Be Washed; Right, Thermometer Which Tells When Roast Is Rare, Medium or Well Done; It Is “Cooked” with the Meat”.
Waterproof Shampoo Shade Which Keeps Soap and Water Out of the Eyes While Washing Hair; It Stretches to Fit Any Head.
Left, Fruit-Jar Cap Sealer Which Straightens Flange of Lid When Sealing; It Is an Octagon Shell with Four Beveled Rollers.
Chest of Drawers with a Desk Section and a Sliding Writing Panel Board Concealed in the Top; the Desk Is Exposed by Lifting the Top, but When Closed, the Top Is Flat and the Desk Is Hidden; Left, Baby Basket with Two Handles Which Fold over Each Other, Keeping the Baby Upright but Preventing It from Climbing or Falling Out.
Left, Porous Rubber Mop for Sweeping or Scrubbing; Folding Hinged Clamps Make It Possible to Wring Mop without Getting Hands Wet; Above, Tank for Emptying Vacuum Cleaner Bag; Bag Is Connected to Tank and Electric Sweeper Is Turned on to Empty; Sweepings Go into Special Container and Are Burned; Current of Air Passes through Receiving Bag and Is Forced through Filter and Out through Holes in Top.