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Kalamazoo Gas Company display stand, Michigan
“Iwantu” Gas Iron promotional stand, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Promotional stand in an event hall for the “Iwantu” Gas Iron sponsored by the Kalamazoo Gas Company. A sign over the stand reads, "A Whole Weeks Ironing 4 cents with the Iwantu Gas Iron." A woman poses with the iron and a nearby trivet. Other signs posted on the display read "It saves dust & dirt," "It saves fuel & money," and "It Saves Time & Labor”. The “Iwantu” gas iron was made by Strause Gas Iron Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Kalamazoo Gas Company ran a promotion in 1913 offering the iron for 50 cents down payment and 75 cents a month for four months. Back of photo identifies woman as "My mother Nina Williams Worline”.
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