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August 11, 1874

On August 11, 1874, Harry S. Parmelee received a patent for the sprinkler head and started Americans on the path to getting showers instead of baths. Twenty-five years later, Dr. Harvey Kellogg denounced the detachable shower-head and pronounced that it was only suitable for the single-sex male bathrooms, as it could lead to unhealthy habits … Continue reading

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