[APG Public List] [TGF] Origin of a homemaker's habit
historyhunter at q.com
Fri Sep 10 19:50:24 MDT 2010
And maybe it's a good reminder that the "good old days" were sometimes not all that good!
Rosalie Eben Schack, CG
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 15:05:57 -0700
> From: lindajohnsongenealogy at yahoo.com
> To: apgpubliclist at apgen.org
> Subject: Re: [APG Public List] [TGF] Origin of a homemaker's habit
> Regarding Elizabeth's comments on Marion Cabell Tyree, _Housekeeping in Old Virginia_ (Loisville, Ky.: John P. Morton and Co., 1879):
> Small wonder so many of our female ancestors, even those who could read and write, didn't document their lives with the letters, journals and diaries we all wish they'd written. When would those who lacked Mrs. Tyree's staff--or were servants themselves--have found the time?
> Thanks for sharing!
> Linda Johnson
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