1926 Jan. 29
Brown, L. A.
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.
1867 July 21
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
1936 Mar. 23
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
1934 Apr. 17
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