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How to be a perfect fifties housewife: Laundry edition

How to be a perfect fifties housewife: Laundry edition

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Clothes so Clinic Clean! by saltycotton, via Flickr

Vintage poster for utility room. Who doesn't want their clothes "clinic clean"?

Vintage 1940's Oxydol Bleach Laundry Soap Advertisement. The 1950s and 60s version was in a yellow and orange box. You got dishes in the soap as a bonus- usually the "Wheat" pattern.

The and version was in a yellow and orange box. You got dishes in the soap as a bonus- usually the "Wheat" pattern.

1953 Food Ad, Heart's Delight Apricot Nectar and Canned Prunes | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos

1953 Food Ad, Heart's Delight Apricot Nectar and Canned Prunes | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos

I remember these stools! Most kitchens had one. That's where you sat when talking on the kitchen phone attached to wall. it was used as make shift highchair (just tie apron around baby & chair) or booster seat. if using as step stool, better not stand on seat w/your shoes on!

Cosco Step Stool Ad 1957 Scanned from Better Homes and Gardens magazine, February 1957 issue

From my book Hot Kitchen and Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s  http://cdiannezweig.blogspot.com/

Vintage Rinso soap box, featured in my book Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the This was a sponsor of many radio soap operas, which I used to listen to while doing the family ironing.

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