Peelers, Parers, Pitters and Other Labor-Saving Tools

Early labor-saving tools made of iron helped make kitchen chores not only easier, but quicker.

Enterprise raisin seeder
Close-up view of the #36 Enterprise raisin seeder (the most common raisin seeder) showing the roller, and behind the tray, the teeth that remove the seeds. This seeder was patented in 1895.
Photo courtesy George Wanamaker