Posts Tagged: Betty Friedan

1950s Housewife

Trump’s Mythical Suburban Housewife

Though it sounds like an oxymoron, June Cleaver was trending on twitter yesterday. Why? Once again Donald Trump invokes the Suburban Housewife that lily-white mythical creature that once roamed America’s sub-divisions dressed in heels and pearls. The Americanus Suburban Housewife

1950s Housewife

Trump’s Mythical Suburban Housewife

Though it sounds like an oxymoron, June Cleaver was trending on twitter yesterday. Why? Once again Donald Trump invokes the Suburban Housewife that lily-white mythical creature that once roamed America’s sub-divisions dressed in heels and pearls. The Americanus Suburban Housewife

vintage illustration Homemaker in Kitchen 1950s

The Real Housewives of The Cold war

Like most women growing up in the 1950s and 1960s I was fed a generous serving of sugar-coated media stereotypes of happy homemakers who were as frozen and neatly packaged as the processed foods they served their cold war families

vintage illustration Homemaker in Kitchen 1950s

The Real Housewives of The Cold war

Like most women growing up in the 1950s and 1960s I was fed a generous serving of sugar-coated media stereotypes of happy homemakers who were as frozen and neatly packaged as the processed foods they served their cold war families

vintage illustration men and women on college campus

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. If  author Susan Patton has her way, female graduates would do well to follow that same

vintage illustration men and women on college campus

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. If  author Susan Patton has her way, female graduates would do well to follow that same

1950s housewife

The Real Housewives of the Cold War

Like most women growing up in the 1950s and 1960s I was fed a generous serving of sugar-coated media stereotypes of happy homemakers who were as frozen and neatly packaged as the processed foods they served their cold war families.

1950s housewife

The Real Housewives of the Cold War

Like most women growing up in the 1950s and 1960s I was fed a generous serving of sugar-coated media stereotypes of happy homemakers who were as frozen and neatly packaged as the processed foods they served their cold war families.

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. Most young women in the 1950’s and early 1960’s were convinced that the basic occupation of

Matriculating Into Mid Century Matrimony

June is the month-long associated with graduates and brides and it wasn’t that long ago that they were often one and the same thing. Most young women in the 1950’s and early 1960’s were convinced that the basic occupation of