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Feeding The Family On £3/10

The second world war saw the end of a lot of things, some great, some less great. While more and more women  were becoming employable in the world of work, many of the older ‘positions’ such as house staff in … Continue reading

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Home Economics, 30’s Style

The advertisement opposite comes from Good Housekeeping magazine and dates back to the early thirties. It aims to promote home produced goods or at least British Empire produced goods in order to help the domestic economy. A familiar theme even … Continue reading

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