Manufacturing in the 1920's
by Klara Wiethuchter
What is that ?
- The new technology in the 1920's allowed the workers to start the Mass Production.The kinds of new machinery and appliances sparked the interest of the consumer, from cars to radios and from washing machines to dishwashers.
What was new ?
- The technology 1920 created Automobile,film,radio and chemical industries. Although cars were being produced throughout the first decade of the 20th century, their production was often slow and costly, which made them expensive and out of reach for most individuals.Radio became a product of the mass market. Manufacturers were overwhelmed by the demand for receivers, as customers stood in line to complete order forms for radios after dealers had sold out.
Henry Ford manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford. For example, he made the automobile from an expensive curiosity into a practical conveyance that was cheap enough for the middle class Americans.Ford had his own global vision, with consumerism as the key to peace. He was also known for his pacifism during the first years of the world war 1 !