Film: 6712

Social History | 1970 | Sound | Colour


Children outside launderette. Teacher goes into launderette. Woman reading newspaper. Weighing clothes. Teacher and kids put washing in machines. Buying soap. Putting soap into machine. Putting money into machine, 'washing race'. Machine turning clothes. Water and soap in machine. History of washing. Woman does washing in a 'dolly-tub'. Cutting soap with a knife. Scrubbing clothes on a washboard. Squeezing clothes dry. Washhouses. Women and children using brushes. African countries. Washing done in lake. Washing machines spinning. Putting clothes into drier. Taking clothes out of drier.

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