Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Home Study Courses in Dressmaking and Tailoring, Foods and Cookery, Millinery. Mary Brooks Picken.
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Home Study Courses in Dressmaking and Tailoring, Foods and Cookery, Millinery
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Home Study Courses in Dressmaking and Tailoring, Foods and Cookery, Millinery
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Home Study Courses in Dressmaking and Tailoring, Foods and Cookery, Millinery
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Home Study Courses in Dressmaking and Tailoring, Foods and Cookery, Millinery

Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Home Study Courses in Dressmaking and Tailoring, Foods and Cookery, Millinery

Scranton, PA: Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, 1918.

Softcover. Very good. 6 x 8.75 inches, 80 pp, in original stapled wrappers. Short tear at base of spine, some light handling wear. Scarce catalogue describing the educational offerings of the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, a correspondence school founded in 1916 by fashion and sewing expert Mary Brooks Picken, who hoped to make "a practical knowledge of the domestic arts and sciences available to every woman or girl, wherever she may live." Lessons were mailed to students, who had to take a test and/or submit samples of completed work to pass. At the school's peak popularity in the 1920s, there were nearly 300,000 women enrolled. Not found in OCLC.

Item #22031

Price: $100.00

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