1950s Housewife

Author: Sheila Hardy
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752478958
Size: 18.13 MB
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From the perils of "courting" to the inevitable list of wedding gifts to the household tips that any self-respecting new wife should know, this book collects heartwarming personal anecdotes from women who embarked on married life during ...

A 1950s Housewife

Author: Sheila Hardy
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752478958
Size: 72.92 MB
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This book will prove an eye-opener for those who now wish they had listened when their mothers attempted to tell them stories of the ‘old days’, and will provide useful first-hand accounts for those with a love of all things kitsch and ...

1950s Mother

Author: Sheila Hardy
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752492543
Size: 27.23 MB
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Here author, mother, and grandmother Sheila Hardy collects heartwarming personal anecdotes from those women, many now in their eighties, who became mothers during this fascinating postwar period.

The 1950s American Home

Author: Diane Boucher
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0747813833
Size: 49.56 MB
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Diane Boucher answers these questions and more in this colorful introduction to the homes that embody the golden age of modern design.

As Seen On Tv

Author: Karal Ann Marling
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674735285
Size: 31.36 MB
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From the painting-by-numbers fad to the public fascination with the First Lady's apparel to the television sensation of Elvis Presley to the sculptural refinement of the automobile, Marling explores what Americans saw and what they looked ...

Classic Household Hints

Author: Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613122535
Size: 53.38 MB
Format: PDF
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Returning to the days of yesteryear to gather hundreds of time- and money-saving tips for everything around the house--from cleaning and organizing to handling food--this book is the perfect gift for nostalgia-hungry baby boomers, soon-to ...

Nella Last In The 1950s

Author: Nella Last
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1846683505
Size: 75.96 MB
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Picking up where Nella Last's Peace left off, this fascinating diary from the 1950s delves into Nella Last's private life.

Perfect Wives In Ideal Homes

Author: Virginia Nicholson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241958059
Size: 72.65 MB
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In Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes, Virginia Nicholson tells the story of women in the 1950s: a time before the Pill, when divorce spelled scandal and two-piece swimsuits caused mass alarm.