Broad and High

ARTifacts: 1920s Clothes Dryer

Clip: Season 3 Episode 9 | 2m 34s

In this segment, B&H host Kate Manecke shows us an early 20th century clothes dryer made by W. E. Lamneck Company of Columbus. Made in the late 1920s out of galvanized steel and powered by natural gas, it was one of the first machines that enabled housewives to use artificial heat to dry laundry.

Aired: 10/28/15

Rating: NR

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