Photograph of a coin-operated washing machine and a sign for Pat Larson Washer Service, Southern California, 1933. "Pat Larson Washer Service, 10c per 20 min. Pay Meter Will turn off Electricity After 20 Min., listed under Underwriters' Laboratories reexamination service, Clothes Must Float in Hot Water, Use Plenty Soap, 50 to 10 minutes for a bath of clothes according to soiled condition; to fill, put hose on hot water faucet and other end in tub, wringer tension screw, release tension when finished, fill to line on center post, tub holds equal to 6 lbs. Dry Clothes., Do Not Overload, Will not wash as quickly or as clean., Washer Lever, Lever Up--Starts, Lever Down-Stops, Drain Faucet, to drain by syphoning, hold both ends of Hose in one hand, bring under water faucet in Tray, and fill Hose completely with water. Now place thumbs over each end of Hose then lower one end of Hose into Washer Tub and other end to bottom of Tray. Remove thumbs. Water will now drain., Please drain and rinse after using, Remove Splash Ring and Dry., A phone call will bring our Demonstrator to show you how to obtain the maximum efficiency from this equipment, Safety Release, hit lever to release, To Set--Unscrew tension screw, adjust wringer top, catch release lever, turn tension screw for desired tension, Wringer Roll Control, ahead - back - stop, Wringer Lock, To swing wringer, stop rolls and lift lock, To Operate Pay Meter, Plug cord in wall socket., Deposit dime in slot-, turn knob to left until it stops., motor will now start., the management has allowed this service to be installed for your convenience and saving; 10 cents, has never bought so much service. A most modern washer and wringer at your disposal, always ready to be a servant.; operated in Los Angeles District by Pat Larson Washer service, 234 East Manchester Ave. Los Angeles, Calif., Phone PLeasant 0360; ONLY the finest equipment is used in this service. Great care is taken to keep machine in perfect condition assuring Complete Satisfaction" -- on sign. "Chief, genuine brass" -- on washing board. "Speed Queen; Property of R.H. Whyman, installed by Pat Larson Washer Service (leasee), 234 East Manchester Ave Los Angeles, Phone PLeasant 0360, Insured Against fire - theft - liability in Insurance Company of North America; Drop Coin in Slot, Press red knob until stops., Release, Turn meter knob down hard until stops., Motor will now run." -- on washing machine.