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Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890-1930

by Marilyn Irvin Holt

  • 18 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Family & relationships,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Rural women,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Sociology - Rural,
  • Education,
  • Home economics,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905077M
    ISBN 100803224362
    ISBN 109780803224360

    The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (Bison Book) 91 copies, 2 reviews Linoleum, Better Babies & the Modern Farm Woman, 11 copies, 1 review; Indian Orphanages 9 copies; Mamie Doud Eisenhower: The General's First Lady (Modern First Ladies) 6 copies Children of the Western Plains: The Nineteenth-Century Experience 5 copies Cold War Kids: Politics and Childhood in Postwar. Better Baby contests showed that, despite their concern over the problems that urbanization and industrialization created, health reformers were at best equivocal about the merits of regressing back to a simpler agrarian past. 9 Ibid. 10 Marilyn Irvin Holt, Linoleum Better Babies & the Modern Farm Woman (Albuquerque: University of.

    Horace Greeley\u27s Vision for America Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, The Limits of Agrarian Radicalism: Western Populism and American Politics Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, Black Elk\u27s Religion: The Sun Dance and Lakota Catholicism Willa Cather\u27s. Abstract. Marilyn Irvin Holt describes Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, as a study of \u22the domestic economy movement and the rural women it targeted.\u22 Focusing on the Dakotas, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas, she examines the many ways in which reformers worked to improve life on American farms through education and uplift programs for American farm.

      Winner of the Oklahoma Historical Society's Outstanding Book Award "An original and well-written account of a largely unknown chapter in American history that will be of signal importance to scholars in the fields of Native American studies and child welfare."--David Wallace Adams, author of Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, Reviews: 1. Marilyn Irvin Holt describes Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, as a study of "the domestic economy movement and the rural women it targeted." Focusing on the Dakotas, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas, she examines the many ways in which reformers worked to improve life on American farms through education and.


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My online research lead to a couple interesting preview quotes via Google Books. Marilyn Irvin Holt is an independent historian and is the author of several books, including Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, – (Nebraska, ) and The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (Nebraska, ).

Scott D. Seligman is a writer and historian. He is the author of several books, including the award-winning The Third Degree: The Triple Murder That Shook Washington and Changed American Criminal Justice (Potomac Books, ) and The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin articles have appeared in the Washington Post and the Seattle Times, among other publications.

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Member of the Association of University Presses. U.S. Orders and Customer Service: | U.S. Fax Orders and Customer Service: Foreign Orders and Customer Service: | Foreign Fax Orders and Customer Service. Abstract. Marilyn Irvin Holt describes Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, as a study of "the domestic economy movement and the rural women it targeted." Focusing on the Dakotas, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas, she examines the many ways in which reformers worked to improve life on American farms through education and uplift programs for American farm women.Aunt Sammy was a fictional radio character created by the Bureau of Home Economics of the U.S.

Department of Agriculture, for a popular cooking show called Housekeeper's target audience was farm wives. The show premiered in October, The program was also known as Housekeeper's Half-Hour and as just Aunt Sammy.

It was one of the first radio shows that had regular characters; Aunt.Drawing on a wide range of sources--government surveys, expert testimony, and contemporary farm journals--many presenting accounts in farm women's own words, Holt carefully contrasts the goals of reformers with those of farm families.

Anyone seeking a better understanding of the role of women in agriculture will find this a rewarding book.