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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

House and Home

"The correct procedure" from Modern Priscilla Home Furnishing Book

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Magazines, like The Modern Priscilla, encouraged women to think of homemaking as a profession vital to humanity's continued progress. As home economists, their goal was to replace ornate Victorian decoration with simple and comfortable modern beauty.

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