National model E electric pressure cooker,

National model E electric pressure cooker,

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Used by Louisan Mamer, a home economist who was a major participant in the Rural Electrification Administration's traveling demonstration of electrical devices. REA employees traveled throughout the rural United States during the 1930s through the 1950s to generate interest in REA programs.
National model E electric pressure cooker. Includes owner's manual, 3 aluminum straps, power cord. On front label: "Off Sear / Model E / Watts 1350 / Volts AC 115 / National / Eau Claire, Wis." Molded on lid: "National Eau Claire, Wis"; stamped on bottom: "1435".
Location
Currently on loan
Object Name
appliance
electric kitchen appliance
Date made
c1950
date made
ca 1950
maker
National Electric Manufacturing Co.
Physical Description
steel, aluminum, cloth, plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31.7 cm x 36.8 cm x 33 cm; 12 15/32 in x 14 1/2 in x 13 in
ID Number
2004.0296.07
accession number
2004.0296
catalog number
2004.0296.07
Credit Line
from Louisan Mamer
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National Museum of American History
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