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See How Houses Were Kept Cool Before The Age Of AC
Imagine living in the time before AC. AC was invented in 1920,it also never caught on until the last part of the 20th century. so if you are lucky enough to remember what it was like before then, you will know exactly what to do to keep cool without the need for AC.
In a family history journal, it was read that the women of the household would take flat sheets and dipped them into water. After wringing them out thoroughly, would then hang them in doorways to add moisture to the dry air. This was repeated throughout the day and evening hours. Read on for this interesting article.