Living Rich Lives: Indiana Extension Homemakers Association volume

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This book is the sixth and last in a series called Memories of Hoosier Homemakers. A brief explanation may be helpful in understanding both the book and the overall scope of the project. This book focuses on the personal lives of the women to whom we talked. They tell of their courtships, weddings, children, and family relationships. They give their judgments on their role as women.
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Overview

This book is the sixth and last in a series called Memories of Hoosier Homemakers. A brief explanation may be helpful in understanding both the book and the overall scope of the project. This book focuses on the personal lives of the women to whom we talked. They tell of their courtships, weddings, children, and family relationships. They give their judgments on their role as women.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253129888
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 244

Table of Contents

Preface 1
Editor's Notes 3
Introduction 5
I Wooings and Weddings 9
Growing Up 10
Education 15
Courtship 22
First Meeting of Future Husband 33
Weddings 41
Honeymoons 62
Shivarees 66
II Women's Families 73
Starting Together 74
Childbearing 86
Child Rearing 100
Church 110
Family Relationships 123
Retirement 137
Widowhood 141
III Women's Work 147
Work at Home 148
Housework 148
Hobbies and Crafts 160
Outside the House 168
Work Away from Home 177
Volunteer 177
Teaching 183
Paid Employment 192
Woman's Role 209
Voting 209
Decision Making 212
Choices 218
Equal Rights 222
Values 227
Acknowledgments 237
List of Sources 239
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