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A washing machine is a machine used to wash laundry, such as clothing and sheets. The term is mostly applied to machines that use ...


Apr 12, 2017 ... The earliest washing machine, the scrub board, was invented in 1797. The first electric powered washing machine came along in 1908.


Fascinating facts about the invent1on of the washing machine.


Above: Mechanized non-electric washing machine with internal agitators on display at the Edison Tech Center. Notice the corrugated walls, this invention, like  ...

Dec 20, 2013 ... In the begining, clothes were washed in wooden or iron tubs. Rubbing soap on them cleaned the clothes. In the year 1858, Hamilton Smith ...


Invention of the Washing Machine: from hand washing to the appliance we know, a history of our laundry.


1797. Briggs device. American, James King patented the first washing machine to use a drum in 1851, the drum made King's machine resemble a modern machine, ...


Includes: the first patents, history of washing clothing, need for technology, electricity becomes available, and evolving technology.


The invention: Electrical-powered machines that replaced hand-operated washing tubs and wringers, making the job of washing clothes much easier.


The washing machine radically changed how people did laundry. Prior to the invention of the washing machine, doing laundry took enormous amounts of time  ...