|Martin Greif, Depression Modern, The Thirties Style in America, Universe Books, 1975|
"The Kitchen of Tomorrow" as envisioned by the Briggs Manufacturing Company in 1935. The cylindrical device in the center is an electric range.
The company built car bodies for Ford, Chrysler and other car manufacturers. In 1933 they used their deep draw steel stamping technology to produce the first steel metal bathtub. The company was bought by Chrysler in 1953, the plumbing division was sold separately.