Hung Out to Dry: Laundry Advertising and the American Woman, 1890-1920
In this chapter, I trace the history of laundry in the United States in order to map the ways in which popular ideology regarding women's work and responsibilities resulted in the failure of a nascent commercial laundry industry, and the location of this responsibility in the home and with women.
American Popular Culture | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Recommended Repository Citation
Branham, Kristi. (2014). Hung Out to Dry: Laundry Advertising and the American Woman, 1890-1920. Home Sweat Home: Perspectives on Housework and Modern Relationships.
Original Publication URL: https://works.bepress.com/kristi-branham/5/download/
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/english_fac_pub/13