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How is the Housewife Spending Her Time?


by May B. Van Arsdale & Day Monroe - 1916

The demand for "an eight-hour day" has been heard on all sides for many years in the business world, and recent legislation has provided for it in certain industrial fields. In most lines of commercial work, it has been met for some time. The question has often been asked, "Could the housewife demand an eight-hour day; could her work so be arranged that it can be accomplished within this time—or is it still true that ' woman's work is never done?'" The various processes in the industrial and commercial world have been systematized and standardized, the time elements worked out with mathematical precision; and the affairs of the household are gradually falling in line, through modern appliances and labor-saving devices.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 17 Number 5, 1916, p. 417-429
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 6309, Date Accessed: 11/24/2020 4:52:24 AM

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