Act of exposing the body, for purposes of cleanliness and health, to water or vapor.

Bath

Act of exposing the body, for purposes of cleanliness and health, to water or vapor.

An illustration of a porcelain claw foot bathtub.

Porcelain Claw Foot Bathtub

An illustration of a porcelain claw foot bathtub.

An electric vacuum cleaner.

Electric Vacuum Cleaner

An electric vacuum cleaner.

"A pressure-blower used to send a blast through screens upon which grain is falling to clean it from the chaff and dust; a winnowing-machine. It usually forms a part of a threshing-machine, or is used in connection with grain-elevators." -Whitney, 1911

Fanning Mill

"A pressure-blower used to send a blast through screens upon which grain is falling to clean it from…

Four girls in the kitchen clean up after a tea party.

Girls

Four girls in the kitchen clean up after a tea party.

An illustration of a young boy making his bed.

Young Boy Making Bed

An illustration of a young boy making his bed.

"The oil dust mop is treated with some oily substance and has the power of holding dust, thus preventing the dust from flying about the room."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Oil Dust Mop

"The oil dust mop is treated with some oily substance and has the power of holding dust, thus preventing…

A compound of one or more of the acids obtained from fatty bodies, with alkalies or oxides.

Soap

A compound of one or more of the acids obtained from fatty bodies, with alkalies or oxides.

A cloth used for wiping the hands and face.

Towel

A cloth used for wiping the hands and face.

An illustration of a woman dusting a lamp.

Woman Dusting Lamp

An illustration of a woman dusting a lamp.

An illustration of a woman scrubbing clothes on a washboard.

Woman Washing Clothes on Washboard

An illustration of a woman scrubbing clothes on a washboard.