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The Secret of a Happy Home

By: Harland, Marion, 1830-1922
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Recollections of a Housekeeper

By: Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888

...certainly be- A HOUSEKEEPER. 9 lieved Clarissa Gray and my partner Benjamin Homes to be. He was a red-cheeked boy of thirteen, and had a pair of new ... ... I remember the moment, when, after a short ride, I first entered my adopted home in the North Square, one of the most genteel quarters in the then to... ...petuated on the paper made from my " shreds and patches ?" My husband was at home nearly all the first week, and my mother, nominally my guest, re- li... ...the idea that I should compose myself and bathe my eyes be- fore Edward came home. But that was not to be. With a young husband's impatience, he had h... ... me a letter, which was written as follows. "SALEM, . " Dear Sally, I've got home safe from Cal- cutta, and reckon that you will be glad to see me, th... ...ther they address their equals or inferiors. One morning, in my absence from home, a lady called to see me, and Cinda, from sheer curiosity, anticipat... ...nd you appearing so cheerful and comfort- able. There never was such a sweet home as ours." My eyes filled with tears, but I hid them and was silent. ... ...my advice might avail him. When a case occurredwhich obliged him to study at home, he detailed it in sim- ple terms to me, told me the course he shoul... ...n Blue Beard's key, for many a scouring ? I hope I may be excused here for a homely piece of advice, which is, that wives should not 60 RECOLLECTIONS...

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Progressive Housekeeping: Keeping House Without Knowing How

By: Nitsch, Helen Alice Matthews, Mrs., D. 1889

...g of which young women are often so prodigal. I know, how- ever, there are homes where true economy is recog- nized, and where a few dollars would not... ... At this season the preserving is over, although for thosewhoseabsencefrom home, sickness, orothercause prevented them making a sufficient supply from... ... adornment, and although you may yourself prefer neat white paper or think home-made van- dykes preferable, she will not. The paper is so cheap, it is... ...lthough there may be every comfort, there must be less of the free- dom of home than in a small family. The general servant who will not bear the leas... ...o the idea that the woman to whom we pay good wages and give a comfortable home should refuse to take a place where she has to be gen- erally useful, ... ...resee what we may have to do ; that the very day we have agreed to stay at home is PROGRESSIVE HOUSEKEEPING. 145 the one on which it will seem almost... ...hey will even to their own incon- venience, come when they know you are at home ; if they come at another time, it argues that they do not care to see... ...ll your acquaintance that you have a day, you are bound as a lady to be at home; it is one of the excuses of people who do not observe " days," that i... ...to let them know there is a certain hour and day when you will be found at home. How often we come in and find some onewe would so gladly have seen ha...

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Principles of Domestic Engineering; Or, The What, Why and How of a Home; An Attempt to Evolve a Solution of the Domestic Labor and Capital Problem - to Standardize and Professionalize Housework - to Re-Organize the Home Upon Scientific Management Principles - and to Point Out the Importance of the Public and Personal Element Therein, As Well as the Practical

By: Pattison, Mary, 1869-1951

...EERING PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ENGINEERING OR THE WHAT, WHY AND HOW OF A HOME AN ATTEMPT TO EVOLVE A SOLUTION OF THE DOMESTIC "LABOR AND CAPITAL" PR... ... PROBLEM TO STANDARDIZE AND PROFESSION- ALIZE HOUSEWORK TO RE-ORGANIZE THE HOME UPON "SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT'* PRINCIPLES AND TO POINT OUT THE IMPORTAN... ...orth already in the road; Ancestors of beauty come In thy breast to make a home." EMERSON. This edition consists offive hundred copies of which twent... ...o purse personality and public progress, through the introduction into the home of modern machines, modern methods, and mod- ern motives; the eliminat... ... beauty in closer domestic co-operation; as well as the establishment of a Home Economic course in the State College, which course is now existent. Th... ...g the masculine and feminine mind more closely together in the industry of home-making, by raising housework on the one side to the plane of Scientifi... ...eturns for every complete and right domestic activity, to the end that the Home may develop progressively more and more as the efficient unit of the S... ...if there is anything of value within these pages suggestive to the present home-maker, or helpful to future ones, it is the result of pleasant and pro... ...ing in their kindly service to the idea the Conservation of the individual Home. M. P. Colonia, New Jersey. TABLE OF CONTENTS PART I THE PRACTICAL HO...

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Primer of Domestic Economy

By: Barnett, Edith A; O'Neill, H. C.

... Economy is not a thing of words, in or out of a book, but of deeds in the home. It is nothing if not practical. To study the subject is waste of time... ...N 12 3. THE WATER SUPPLY 20 4. DISPOSAL OF WASTE 26 5- RENT 34 PART II THE HOME 1. PLANNING THE ROOMS 39 2. FURNISHING THE ROOMS 43 3. CLOTHING 47 x ... ...ated " person is one who finds his or her chief happiness or employment at home. And so "domestic' 7 has come to mean belonging to the home, rather th... ...it. 3. By Domestic Economy we mean the laws that govern the affairs of the home. When we study Domestic Economy we set out to learn all that can be le... ...nd its contents, both people and things, and everything that tends to make home healthier or happier comes within our scope. 4. When we set out to mak... ...ealthier or happier comes within our scope. 4. When we set out to make our home we must first of all decide where we shall make it. We must choose our... ...ith the structure of a house. 5. To choose a house is one thing; to make a home is another. We cannot make a healthy or a comfortable home in a house ... ...8. No two houses are exactly alike. No two women setting out to seek a new home have pre- cisely the same income and the same claims upon it, nor the ... ...e of some kind, and every man and woman whom one meets in the street is at home somewhere. It is as well to explain at the outset that I intend to wri...

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Our Home : Or, The Key to a Nobler Life

By: Sargent, C. E

...of Congress, at Washington, D. C. All Rights Reserved. May peace be in thy home And joy within thy heart. C<3\ ^1, PREFACE HE reader will notice that... ...vely to what is termed the " scientific method." We have not only regarded home itself as an institution of nature, but in the treatment of almost eve... ... the exposition of some related natural law, because every relation of the home life is the outgrowth of some law of ournature or of our surroundings.... ...aim to make this book a scientific treatise on the vari- ous phases of the home, and in this respect, so far as we know, it stands alone. We have chos... ..., it stands alone. We have chosen to consider the various relations of the home life from this standpoint, from a conviction that so- ciety has come t... ...hus been produced, but the undisputed fact that all the while the old-time home love has been slowly but surely fading away, is sufficient proof that ... ...plished the object for which they were written. It is true that the word " home " is one of the most poetic in human language, that the institution of... ...ome " is one of the most poetic in human language, that the institution of home itself owes its origin to an innate sentiment, and that this emotion l... ...ears have been offered to the public, show how deep and insatiable is this home sentiment. Yet in spite of all this, the street and the public hall ar...

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Our Home Or, The Key to a Nobler Life

By: Sargent, C. E

...faiUM r*" 1.W Wtu_ C Kim, i ir ^- -*-'i i nil i--iiiifiu ii iiiiiim ,r r peace be in thy home y within thy h Ed. /Psych, Library PREFACE. HE reader w... ...almost exclusively to what is termed the " scientific method." We have not only regarded home itself as an institution of nature, but in the treatment... ...ied to involve the exposition of some related natural law, because every relation of the home life is the outgrowth of some law of ournature or of our... ... has been our aim to make this book a scientific treatise on the vari- ous phases of the home, and in this respect, so far as we know, it stands alone... ...far as we know, it stands alone. We have chosen to consider the various relations of the home life from this standpoint, from a conviction that so- ci... ...owever, have thus been produced, but the undisputed fact that all the while the old-time home love has been slowly but surely fading away, is sufficie... ...t they have not 1503271 iT -bed the obj- h they were written. It ia true that the word "home" is on- in human language, that t iU origin to an innate... ...ach is that which is the most central and vital of any in the living body of society the home. Society is agitated to-day over the startling problem o... ... licen- tiousness are symptoms of diseases that can be reached only through the organ of home. What the home is, society will be. The moral corrup- ti...

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Our Home; Or, The Key to a Nobler Life

By: Sargent, Charles Edward, 1854-1935
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Our Home; Or, Emanating Influences of the Hearthstone

By: Sargent, Charles Edward, 1854-1935

... LHGfWEDamSTEEL FOROURHOME. THE VESHON OF LHFE, Otir Home OR Emanating Influences of the Hearthstone, BY CHARL... ...CHARDSON COMPANY, At the Department of Agriculture. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. May peace be in thy home And joy ^?vithin thy heart. Issued by subscription o... ... main, avoided in the interest of a treatise that is designed to be instructive and helpful. Home has not only been regarded as an institution of natu... ...as been involved the exposi- tion of some related natural law, because every relation of the home life is the outgrowth of some law of our nature or o... ...the constant aim tomake this book a popular scientific treatise on the various phases of the home, and in this respect, so far as we know, it stands a... ... so far as we know, it stands alone. We have chosen to consider the various relations of the home life from this standpoint, from a conviction that so... ..., have been produced thus, but the undisputed fact Preface. that all the while the old-time home love has been slowly but surely fading away, is suff... ...hey have not accomplished the object for which they were written. It is true that the word " home " is one of the most poetic in human language, that ... ... that the word " home " is one of the most poetic in human language, that the institution of home itself owes its origin to an innate sentiment, and t...

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The New Housekeeping; Efficiency Studies in Home Management

By: Frederick; Christine Mcgaffey, Mrs., B. 1883

...THE NEW HOUSEKEEPING EFFICIENCY STUDIES CX %?> 4*{ HOME MANAGEMENT CHRISTINE FREDERICK MEMORIAM THE NEW HOUSEKEEPING ... ... THE NEW HOUSEKEEPING The New Housekeeping Efficiency Studies in Home Management BY CHRISTINE FREDERICK NATIONAL SECRETARY CONSULTING HOUSEH... ...CHRISTINE FREDERICK NATIONAL SECRETARY CONSULTING HOUSEHOLD EDITOR LADIES' HOME JOURNAL ILLUSTRATED GARDEN CITY NEWYORK DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY 1914... ...IN MEMORIAL To MY MOTHER AND FATHER WHOSE HIGH SPIRIT OF HOUSEKEEPING AND HOME-MAKING HAS EVER BEEN MY STIMULATION AND IDEAL PREFACE A moderate in... ...ries, could also be applied to my group of very unorganized industries the home. Yet the more I studied it, the more possible it seemed, and I determi... ...tice. I applied to the task of bringing the science of efficiency into the home, the same detailed [viii] PREFACE analysis that I had applied many a ... ...g at first, due to the distractionsand disturbed routines neces- sary in a home where there are small children. But gradually definite results began t... ...se to the series of four articles on the subject appearing in the Ladies 9 Home Journal September-December, 1912, indi- cate definitely, and even path... .... THEHOMEMAKER'SRELATIONTOBUSINESS AND ECONOMICS 204 XV. EDUCATION AND THE HOME ECONOMICS MOVEMENT 229 XVI. THE " APPLECROFT " EFFICIENCYKITCHEN 248 X...

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The New Century Home Book: A Mentor for Home Life in All Its Phases: A Chronicle of the Progress of America and the World: A Compendium of the Nation's Greatest City; And a Guide for the Great Army of Homebuilders

By: Depuy, Frank A
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The Modern Household.

By: Talbot, Marion, 1858-1948; Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston, 1866-1948

...UNIT, THERE are students of modern social conditions who prophesy that the home and the family will not endure in their present form as social organiz... ...n, whether by means of pensions so that they may be cared for in their own homes, or after the "placing out" method whereby they are given homelike su... ...ems presented to the members of the group in their experiences outside the home. The inevitable result must be serious difficulty for the young woman ... ...orthy. Moreover, much of the work which the domestic woman once did in the home, the wage-paid woman now does outside the home. Wage-earning is coming... ...he intelligent observer that never was the position of the housekeeper and home- maker in reality more important or her responsibility greater. The tr... ...than has been realized. The domestic tasks of an earlier day have left the home, not leaving behind them a void, but making way for a substitute which... ...table, Jenny's little dress looked, wore, and felt well, and the husband's homemade shirt lasted until a suc- cessor was ready. Today, by her spending... ...mpared with the long period during which they have been so associated with home life as to seem to be identical with home life, this egress has been a... ...ssion of a group need, and the lack of such discipline as the well-ordered home may furnish, lead the children into the humiliating paths which may en...

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Letters to Elder Daughters, Married and Unmarried

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In City Tents; How to Find, Furnish, And Keep a Small Home on Slender Means

By: Herrick, Christine Terhune, 1859-1944

...ww.WorldLibrary.net In City Tents How to Find, Furnish, and Keep a Small Home on Slender Means By Christine Terhune Herrick Author of " First Aid to... ...w tforfc 7X/45 CONTENTS CHAPTER I CONCERNING GENERAL ECONOMIES Choosing a home Proportion of income to go for rent Fuel Living expenses Servants' wag... ...th the snows of yester-year is that esti- mate. The man who to-day rents a home in a large city feels himself the financier of the cen- tury when he e... ...own parts ofNew York or even to cross the Bast River in their search for a home. Here is where there is a possibility ofan econ- omy that can be felt.... ...tely large. More goes for clothing in some families than in others. In one home, a good deal of hospitality is taken as a matter of course, in another... ... Which it shall be is de- cided largely by the skill of the manager of the home. All general economies are groundedupon particular economies. The woma... ...portion expended in service. The woman who does all the work of her little home except the washing, ironing, and heavy cleaning reduces the cost of he... ...m seems but a trifle in the newly Concerning General Economies 9 equipped home and yet it is surprising to find how many wants present themselves eve... ...ly to be paralleled by the half-yearly visit to the dentist. These are the homes where cookery is done by gas. For saving though this is when it comes...

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Industrial Work for Girls

By: Pickard, Andrew Ezra, 1878; Henegren, Marie Caroline, 1880

...oklets" and "Industrial Work for Boys" AND MARIE C. HENEGREN Instructor in Home Economics, Minneapolis Public Schools; formerly Director of Home Econo... ...Rural School 33 Equipment, Classification of Stitches, School Exer- cises, Home Projects. IV Principles of Home Science 67 Food Defined, Food Principl... ...s, Suggestive Dishes, Recipes. VI Industrial Club Work 119 Tomato Contest, Home Canning, Bread Baking Contest. VII Home Credit Exercises 128 The Flowe... ... Meals, Clearing Dining Table and Washing Dishes, FlyControl, Planning the Home, Ventilation, Savings Banks, Home Accounts, Industrial Exhibit, 7 Ind... ...aking from their mothers. In fact, most of their education was obtained at home, as they did not have the advantages of school that we enjoy. Now that... ... their time in school there is not the opportunity to learn as much in the home as formerly. For other reasons, also, it is usually impossible for gir... ... For other reasons, also, it is usually impossible for girls to get in the home the training that will make them efficient and businesslike housekeepe... ...keepers. It has been found possible to have the school co-operate with the home in this training. Many successful projects have been carried out in th... ...one at school as regular class exercises. Some of it can be better done at home as individual projects for which the school should give "home credit."...

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Home and School Training

By: Arey, H. E. G., Harriett Ellen Grannis, B. 1819

...cott & Co. PEEFAOE. In offering to those who form the tone and color of our homes this plea for home instruction, the writer has felt not only that t... ...de the nursery, the demands, the confidences, the amusements of the oliild's home-life are the 'best medium through whicli it can be given, the impuls... ...g for their children a successful and hapjn' school-life. CONTENTS. PART I. HOME TRAINING. CHAPTER I. MENTAL ACTIVITIES DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE... ... . .189 XII.—Education shows " How to Live, " as well as "How to Think" 192 HOME AND SCHOOL TRAINING. PART I. HOME TKAINII^G. CHAPTER I. MENTAL ACTIV... ...h tendril, eling- iny; to y;old or garbaije, whichever it mav find. And, 10 HOME AND SCHOOL TRAINING. ;i.s \vc do not see to-day how this invisible a... ..., and then rubbing them over in doubt. He does not know whether the gas- 12 HOME AM) SCIIOOl, TUAIMSa. light, or whatever other moon h(; is calling l... ...exclaimed at once, designating the resemblance in the clearest possible 1 1 HOME AM) SCIIOOI, THMMSd. way. " A c'liiel's ainang yc takin' notes." Yes... ...ther wishes to know what comfort is worth to her child, let her remember 16 HOME AND SCHOOL TRAINING. wliat it is vvortli to licrscif"; wlietlicr pea... ... in his earliest years docs it seem possible to overcome them. Re- ft 2* 18 HOME AND SCIIOOn TRAINING. coiviiiuj only liaisli words :in<I Idows, or n...

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Household Papers and Stories.

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

.... Houghtou & Co. CONTENTS /V> ft PAGE INTRODUCTORY NOTE .. ^f ...... vii HOUSE AND HOME PAPERS\^^f I. THE RAVAGES OF A CARPET 1 * II. HOMEKEEP... ...ERS\^^f I. THE RAVAGES OF A CARPET 1 * II. HOMEKEEPING VS. HOUSEKEEPING 16 ^TrTT^WHAT is A HOME ? 33 IV. THE ECONOMY OF THE BEAUTIFUL 54 V. RAKING UP ... ...OT IN AMERICA 101 VIII. ECONOMY 112 IX. SERVANTS 133 X. COOKERY 153 XI. OUR HOUSE 182 XII. HOME RELIGION 212 THE CHIMNEY-CORNER ^\>"$ ^WHA... ...from a photograph of Mrs. Stowe taken in 1884. The vignette of Mrs. Stowe s later Hartford home is from a drawing by Charles Copeland. INTEODUCTOKY... ...n she came more deliberately to survey a wide field in a series of articles. The House and Home Papers were contributed first to The Atlantic Monthly,... ...ned an article, gay, sprightly, wholly domestic ; but as I began and sketched the pleasant home and quiet fireside, an irresistible impulse wrote for ... ...e wrote for me what followed, an offering of sympathy to the suffering and agonized, whose homes have forever been darkened. Many causes united at onc... ... hearts breaking that ask help of him. "... HOUSEHOLD PAPERS AND STORIES HOUSE AND HOME PAPERS I THE RAVAGES OF A CARPET " MY dear, it 7 ... ... it hung smoky and deserted in the back of a counting-room, and was thrown in 2 HOUSE AND HOME TAPERS as a makeweight to bind a bargain, and, upon be...

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Hints for Housekeepers : Compiled and Edited under the Auspices of the Women's Auxiliary of the Hospital of the Good Shepherd

By: Andrews, Charles, Mrs, Southworth, E. F., Mrs

... it is believed that the book will be of great value in the family and the home. It has been thought best to issue it at a moderate cost, so as to pro... ...n a Sponge 58 Plaster Casts and Their Care 59 To Mend China or Marble 59 A Home-Made Cement 60 Javelle Water 61 A Simple Way to Avoid Dust 61 Use for ... ... were placed at the windows, and little white muslin sash curtains added a homelike, yet inexpensive, touch. The 18 barrel and pails in the back yard... ...he air, apply it with a smooth brush in as small quantities as possible. A HOME-MADE CEMENT It is sometimes very convenient to have a cement for India... ...rity, but a prom- inent complexion specialist, writing in ' l The Woman 's Home Companion, ' ' has placed himself on record as ad- vising women to pow... ...on, ' ' has placed himself on record as ad- vising women to powder even at home. Powder is es- sential to American women, he thinks, on account of the... ...dded. A formula for stopping one 's hair from falling, that can be made at home, by simply buying the ingredients and then blending them, is made by t... ... is one of the simple dentifrices that never go out. One can prepare it at home just as well as to pay a druggist to do it. All that is necessary is a... ...ep she can place her voice and yet be heard dis- tinctly by members of the home circle. When on trains or walking on the street let her aim to strike ...

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When Mother Lets Us Help; Many Practical Suggestions to Little Folk Who Want to Beuseful about the House--With Several Important Rules in Rhyme

By: Johnson, Constance Fuller Wheeler, Mrs., 1879
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Suggestions for Introducing a Course of Study in Home Economics into the Rural and Village Highschools of Ohio

By: Ohio. Department of Education; Kauffman, Treva E. (Treva Erdine), B. 1889
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