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The Great Gatsby Home Life: Then and Now

The GreatGealy Hoos Then & Now Refrigerator The sleak new design helped keep your food cold and fresh. This metal refrigerator was lined with flawless porcelain to give it a perfect finish. Then: $285.50 Now: $1989.99 Mixer This light weight hand mixer used a large gear to help power the whisks through mixing ingredients for most baking and cooking projects. Then: $.99 Now: $349.95 Coffee Pot This aluminum coffee percolator was stylish and easy to handle. The internal basket perculated coffee perfectly and pleased its owners. Then: $.98 Now: $39.89 Toaster If you got tired of toasting bread on the stove, this electric toaster quickly toasted it to a delicious golden brown in only minutes. Then: $6.74 Now: $29.99 Washing Machine This easy-to-move washing machine featured the latest gyrator technology while the attached wringer was made from the finest semi-soft rubber and helped dry clothes quickly. Then: $125 Now: $989.99 Vacuum This vacuum not only used suction to clean, it also included a motor driven brush that helped remove dust and dirt from carpet better than ever. Then: $28 Now: $499.89 In the 1920s, women spent 52 hours per week doing housework. BREA Today, women now spend 13 hours per week doing housework. CReplacementParts com

The Great Gatsby Home Life: Then and Now

shared by rachelemark on Jun 07
The Great Gatsby is an American classic novel that’s been beloved for generations. The recent release of the film got us thinking how different life was in the 1920s compared to today, specifically ...


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