The Reading Project

Because even though I read a lot on my own, it helps to have some structure. There are a lot of books out there people.

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tessahighlander:

lesbiansarekind0fmything:

babywarrior5:

mccunt:

stangefruitandwildthing:

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.
That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. 

Oh shit, that’s the real “Rosie the Riveter” ?
BAMF

BAMF INDEED. This woman deserves all the respect in the universe!
I need this on my blog. 

this should have way more notes

Step aside, people, Rosie the fucking Riveter is on your dash!

tessahighlander:

lesbiansarekind0fmything:

babywarrior5:

mccunt:

stangefruitandwildthing:

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.

That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. 

Oh shit, that’s the real “Rosie the Riveter” ?

BAMF

BAMF INDEED. This woman deserves all the respect in the universe!

I need this on my blog. 

this should have way more notes

Step aside, people, Rosie the fucking Riveter is on your dash!

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timekiller-s:

Sixty years ago Sunday, March 9, 1954, Edward R. Murrow blistered Sen. Joseph McCarthy with this statement. It was the conclusion of that night’s installment of his CBS series, See It Now, in which Murrow blasted McCarthy’s witch-hunting and recklessness.

Murrow’s pursuit of McCarthy, the infamous instigator of the communist witch-hunts of the early 1950s, was dramatised in the film Good Night, and Good Luck.

YouTube: pmw8000

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Smithsonian Libraries Gov Docs/Exhibit: The Making of a Homemaker
Sustaining a home and healthy family was a full time job for middle class women in late nineteenth century America. To almost all, a comprehensive domestic guidebook could be indispensable.
These books were primarily aimed at the middle and upper class female, who saw keeping a healthy and happy home her role in life. Not only did they detail the day-to-day activities of a homemaker, but also prescribed the appropriate moral and religious outlooks. Titles such as The Skillful Housewife’s Book: or Complete Guide to Domestic Cookery, Taste, Comfort and Economy allude to the detailed contents… more  
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gov-info:

Smithsonian Libraries Gov Docs/Exhibit: The Making of a Homemaker

Sustaining a home and healthy family was a full time job for middle class women in late nineteenth century America. To almost all, a comprehensive domestic guidebook could be indispensable.

These books were primarily aimed at the middle and upper class female, who saw keeping a healthy and happy home her role in life. Not only did they detail the day-to-day activities of a homemaker, but also prescribed the appropriate moral and religious outlooks. Titles such as The Skillful Housewife’s Book: or Complete Guide to Domestic Cookery, Taste, Comfort and Economy allude to the detailed contents… more

Sections:

Introduction

Explore the Collection

Bibliography/Further Reading

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