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By Helen Canon,Flora Rose,Martha van Rensselaer

The corridor is the brink of the home. It serves as an creation. this primary effect might be certainly one of welcome and dignity and, exceptionally, of order. solid mild, genial colours at the partitions and flooring, a feeling of unfastened house for the passage of people, an plentiful provision for the mandatory wraps and umbrellas in a tidy and hid shape, are the basic features of a well-considered corridor, despite its size.
-from "Home Furnishing"

This vintage textual content of domestic administration was once present in each right loved ones within the put up international warfare I interval, and it maintains to have a lot to supply this day.

Looking on the domestic actually from the floor up and from the interior out, its beneficial and nonetheless well timed suggestion includes:

.choosing a legitimate condominium ground plan and external design
.how to learn gasoline and electrical meters
.protecting and storing silverware
.removal of stains on a number of dirty fabrics
.proper nutrition for the sick
.how to make pastries and yeast breads
.and a lot more.

First released in 1919, it is a attention-grabbing peek again at American domesticity... and a reminder of the way a lot, and the way little, has changed.

American editor and activist MARTHA VAN RENSSELAER (1864-1932) wrote usually on domestic economics for well known women's magazines. In 1908, she and American educator flowers ROSE (1874-1959) created the dep. of domestic Economics at Cornell college, which turned the varsity of domestic Economics in 1919; Rose served as deputy director for the hot York nation department of the USA nutrition management in the course of international struggle I. They have been assisted at Cornell via American educator HELEN CANON (1888-1954), who, in 1930, turned the university's first head of the dep. of Economics of the family and loved ones Management.

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