Posts Tagged: happy homemakers

collage appropriated vintage images Sally Edelstein

Housework and the Happy Homemaker

Happy Homemaker To believe all the colorful mid-century advertisements no one was the beneficiary of the cold war culture of casual, carefree living more so than the housewife of the 1950’s and ‘60s. All manner of unparalleled ease from cleaning

collage appropriated vintage images Sally Edelstein

Housework and the Happy Homemaker

Happy Homemaker To believe all the colorful mid-century advertisements no one was the beneficiary of the cold war culture of casual, carefree living more so than the housewife of the 1950’s and ‘60s. All manner of unparalleled ease from cleaning

vintage illustration couple in bed

The Frigid Woman in the Cold War

The cold war was a chilly time to be an American woman. A big chill had crept into the well-appointed bedrooms all across the nation and it would appear that the American housewife’s libido was in the deep freeze. An

vintage illustration couple in bed

The Frigid Woman in the Cold War

The cold war was a chilly time to be an American woman. A big chill had crept into the well-appointed bedrooms all across the nation and it would appear that the American housewife’s libido was in the deep freeze. An