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Uncle Sam to standardize garment sizes

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Dr. Eleanor Hunt, associate anthropometrist, Bureau of Home Economics, is shown training one of the first classes on taking scientific measurements of the human body, 7/23/37

Suits for the Small Boy

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It may be true that "clothes do not make the man," but attractive suits that are comfortable and suited to play do go a long way toward making a small boy happy. For years boys were dressed as miniature men, and even to-day we see attempts to revive this ancient and harmful custom, which sacrifices proper development for appearance. Military…

Time Factors in the Business of Homemaking in Rural Rhode Island

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A summary of the work of the rural Rhode Island homemakers whose records have been studied shows an average working day of 7 hours and 45 minutes in household activities. It should be remembered when comparing it with outside work that this is a 7-day per week schedule. A comparison with the figures quoted by Richardson 5 from a similar survey of…

Time Expenditures on Homemaking Activities in 183 Vermont Farm Homes

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The time spent on homemaking activities during a summer week on 183 farms in Chittenden County, Vermont, averaged 82 ½ hours.

The housewives contributed an average of 6454 hours, or 78 percent of all homemaking time. They spent 3 5 or more hours on homemaking activities in 96 percent of the cases. Their homemaking hours for the week ranged…

Use of Time by Oregon Farm Homemakers

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Data were obtained from 288 farm homemakers, 71 country non-farm homemakers, and 154 non-country non-farm homemakers, a total of 513 records.

The average work period of the farm homemaker was 63.7 hours per week, divided as follows: homemaking, 81 percent; farm work, 18 per- cent; other work, 1 percent. For 9 percent of the homemakers the work…

The Use of Time by Farm Women

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The object of this investigation was to study the present use of time by homemakers, in order to further the more efficient management of time and to provide a greater amount of leisure. The University of Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, with this purpose in view, made a survey of the use of time by Idaho homemakers, using the plans and…