Fashion in 1960s. Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment… .

Fashion in 1960s

Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn. Chemistry Education Film.

This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives

Producer: Handy (Jam) Organization
Sponsor: Whirlpool Corporation
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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Note:  Grace Kelly as Model for 1940s Evening Fashions.

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