Laundry Room

Examples of early laundry equipment  Mrs. Van Slate would do the laundry for the boarders.

Laundry Room Highlights

Listed below are a few of the items in this room that you may be interested in learning more about.


Included in the laundry room is a collection of wash boards that were used in the pre-wash machine era.  Note how they came in different sizes for use in large and small pans. 

Soap in a Box

The box of American Family Flakes, states it is famous, safe soap for the family wash and dishes.  Yes the same soap was intended both for bathing and for dishwashing.