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Book/Printed Material Americanization through homemaking,

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Title

  • Americanization through homemaking,

Summary

  • This book describes school programs in homemaking and citizenship for young Mexican immigrant women. It reflects the "melting pot" approach to American immigration and shows how assimilation could be effected in the home. Chapters concern sewing, food, household budgeting, home nursing, preschool childcare, motherhood, the location and interior decoration of houses, and the important role young Mexican women played in the Americanization of Mexican immigrants generally. According to the author, the principles and projects spelled out in this work could apply to immigrants from other countries also. American Memory.

Names

  • Ellis, Pearl Idelia. [from old catalog]

Created / Published

  • Los Angeles, Calif., Wetzel publishing co., inc., 1929.

Headings

  • -  Americanization
  • -  Home economics--Study and teaching
  • -  Mexicans--United States

Medium

  • 5 p.l., 13-65 p. front., plates. 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • TX173 .E5

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 29023389

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Ellis, Pearl Idelia. Americanization Through Homemaking. Los Angeles, Calif., Wetzel publishing co., inc, 1929. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/29023389/.

APA citation style:

Ellis, P. I. (1929) Americanization Through Homemaking. Los Angeles, Calif., Wetzel publishing co., inc. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/29023389/.

MLA citation style:

Ellis, Pearl Idelia. Americanization Through Homemaking. Los Angeles, Calif., Wetzel publishing co., inc, 1929. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/29023389/>.