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Efficiency in The Kitchen: Labor Saving “Hoosier” Kitchen Cabinet

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

In the early 1900s “efficiency” experts applied scientific management techniques to domestic work. A simple piece of furniture, the stand-alone kitchen cabinet, promised to reduce the drudgery of never-ending kitchen tasks. Take a close look at the kitchen cabinets in the Gibson and Tenant houses. What were the features of the cabinets, and how did they take the place of the pantry/kitchen table? Are the promises of the efficiency described in the advertisements for the “Hoosier” kitchen cabinets convincing? FREE with park admission. 10:00am-3:00pm.

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Farm
3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Phone:
(765) 567-4700
Website:
prophetstown.org