Advertisement for GE Garbage disposal in 1937. The disposal is attached underneath the sink. A woman operates a handle on the disposal. GE introduced the first consumer garbage disposal in 1935.


  • Title: Advertisement for GE 1937 Garbage Disposal
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1937/1937
  • Location: Schenectady, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Appliances, Advertising, Garbage disposal
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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