Kōrero: Rural services

Farm model Frigidaire

Farm model Frigidaire

Farmers’ wives are targeted in this 1945 advertisement for a ‘farm model’ refrigerator with extra capacity. Electrical appliances eased the heavy burden of domestic work on farms. Fridges made it possible to store prepared food for longer, reducing the amount of cooking needed to feed farm workers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: S-L 862-110

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Electricity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/18555/farm-model-frigidaire (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008