How to Decorate, Sew & Cook – College Studies – Women’s Education 1950s (Nostalgia Educational Film)


This video offers idyllic color film of American family life in 1950. You won’t believe how attractive the college women of the day were. It may make you want to travel back in a time machine and enjoy life lived more simply.

Published on Jan 29, 2016

Home Economics Story – Home Economics studied at Iowa State in 1950s. How to hang curtains! You are then qualified to ‘decorate for parties’ and its the qualification you need to become ‘Mrs Johnson”.

Take this 1954 Home Economics class quiz at Buzzfeed. Fun!

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