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The American Woman’s Home

The American Woman’s Home, First Edition

Date:  Published in 1869

This book was written by Catharine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, to educate women on all things related to the home. This particular book is featured in Creating Homes: Women’s Domestic Labor of the 19th and 20th century, an exhibit that highlights various domestic objects in America and how domestic ideology affected various groups of women and girls. Link to exhibit

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