13 results found for: subject:"Housewives"

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1926 Jan. 29

Brown, L. A.

Letter from L. A. Brown to the editor of The Crisis

Jackson (Mich.) - Asks Du Bois to write an article about an American housewife. Proposes that the article be about his wife and gives a description of her activities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1972

Henry, Diana Mara

Miriam in kitchen

Miriam Polstein in her kitchen. She was the housewife model for McGovern campaign literature.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1972

Henry, Diana Mara

Polstein walking outside

Miriam Polstein wearing a trench coat while taking a walk outside.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1867 July 21

Boden, Sallie

Letter from Sallie Boden to Sarah Boden

Letter from Sallie Boden to her sister discusses daily life, family and house work. Sallie begins by talking about German and Dutch hired help who work in Jeff's store and do laundry for her. She notes that her neighbors from New Orleans who own a furniture store are very nice people. Sallie misses the farm, especially the fresh milk and butter. Sallie describes preserving food, ma... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1972

Henry, Diana Mara

Miriam Polstein

Miriam Polstein smiling at the camera.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1972

Henry, Diana Mara

Miriam examines the cupboards

Miriam Polstein looks in her cupboards in a photoshoot for McGovern campaign literature.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1972

Henry, Diana Mara

Polstein outsider her door

Miriam Polstein pausing outside her door while looking for her keys in her purse.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1972

Henry, Diana Mara

Housewife shopping

Housewife shopping (Miriam Polstein) in the produce section of a grocery store. Photo was taken to illustrate the high price of food for McGovern campaign literature, N.Y. State.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1936 Mar. 23

Irey, Katherine

Letter from Katherine Irey to Janet MacDowell

Katherine writes to her sister Janet thanking her for sending two letters. She praises Janet's letters, but scolds her for not writing enough about two-month old Anne. Katherine writes about clothing that she has sent for Connie, and other items she has made for Junie. She and Kennie drove up to Tenafly to see some new houses that have been built. One is set up as a... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1934 Apr. 17

Irey, Katherine

Letter from Katherine Irey to Gracie

Katherine's letter to Gracie begins by talking about how tired she is from doing housework and climbing up and down the stairs multiple times. She goes into detail about the furniture and other items in Junie's room. Junie has a new sandbox which she and Susie love to play in but the sand makes an eyesore in the yard. Katherine is anxious to know whether or not Dad Irey won the primaries. S... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers