Frances GABe is an American people artist and inventor perhaps most well known for designing and building the Self-Cleaning House in Newberg, Oregon.
Born in 1915 as Frances Grace Arnholtz on a ranch near Boise, Idaho, she was a self-proclaimed "unusual" person. It wasn't until after her divorce from Herbert Grant Bateson that she changed her surname to GABe. The actual ... more »
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''Men decided a few centuries ago that any job they found repulsive was women's work.''Frances Gabe, U.S. scientist. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, ch. 15, by Anne L. MacDonald (1992). Said in 1983.