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Electricity in the Home

Universal electric stove, ca. 1922

Universal electric stove, ca. 1922

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Maine Historical Society

Many utilities operated Home Services Departments that conducted outreach and educated consumers about potential uses of electricity in the home. Most Home Services workers – and their target audiences – were women.

Landers, Frary and Clark’s "Universal" trademark was once one of the most well-known names in home appliances and hardware. The company made this electric stove.


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