1930's Metal Ware Childs Stove

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1930's Childs Play Stove manufactured by Metal Ware Corp., Two Rivers, WI. Little misses in the first decades of the twentieth century were expected to learn how to cook for a household, so they needed something to practice on—something real. Play stoves from 1915, burned coals or wood, while this metal toy stove from 1930 plugged into the wall. Both stoves had open burners, just like Mom’s.