Vintage Scan #11: Know the Joy of Better Cooking Electrically
The memories of washboards and wood burning stoves were fresh for mom and dad. Thus, appliances that we take for granted today like the washer and dryer, fridge, and electric stove seemed like something from The Jetsons. Jetpacks and robot maids couldn't be far away.
For instance, in 1916, no one had a refrigerator (the first one was invented in 1911); you were lucky to have an icebox. By the time of this booklet, over sixty percent of homes had them. In 2010, the only real noticeable difference is that they have automatic defrost and ice makers.