Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin
Marlatt, A. L.
Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin. Bulletin 58: some farm home convenience PDF (916.9 KB)
door opening onto the porch; with light covers there was little or no dirt during the filling or in the use of the fuel. The carrying of dishes to the dining table and clearing away of dishes dur- ing and after a meal was made easier through the use of a wheeled tray. To avoid the carrying of supplies from the cellar to - e l. -UCY uAu A Apu uI_- a; _-uuu the sstLnen, tuey nlau a carpenLter UUIIu a UUmmLy wateru which could be raised by handle and which, when in use, stood against an empty space on the wail of the kitchen. When not in use it could be lowered into the cellar by means of pulleys. (The top of the dummy fitted into the recessed space on the floor level). The down-stairs bedroom was made into a sewing room and nursery where Sam could keep his farm books and where the baby could be left within sound of Mary while she did the morning work in the kitchen. "Conserve the health. Doctors and nurses are going to the front. Every loyal citizen must keep well." Fresh air and sunshine, screened windows and plenty of them, were possible in Mary's kitchen, but now to prevent dust required planning. A portable vacuum sweeper helped some. Filling the cracks of the bare un- even floor with a patent filler, padding the hollows and covering the floor with linoleum made a sanitary kitchen which, with a mop and patent mop wringer, solved the dust problem and did not tire Mary because she did not have to bend to mop the floor or wring the mop. The Hoover slogan: Increase production, Reduce distribution, Use local supplies, Savp transnnrtation translated into the terms of the. farm home is this: Back of every worker must be an efficient home if we are to make it possible for democracy to unite in a food campaign which will help to win world peace.
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