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"Women in the Home" handbill

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M71 Women in the Home NY State Woman Suffrage handbill rsz.jpg
M71 Women in the Home NY State Woman Suffrage handbill rsz.jpg
Title: "Women in the Home" handbill
Creator: New York State Woman Suffrage Association
Date: undated
Source: M 71 Women's Suffrage Printed Ephemera Collection, 1860-1917
Description: WOMEN IN THE HOME
We are forever being told that the place for women in in the HOME. Well, so be it. But what do we expect of her in the home? Merely to stay in the home is not enough. She is a failure unless she does certain things for the home. She must make the home minister , as far as her means allow, to the health and welfare, moral as well as physical, of her family, and especially of her children. She, more than anyone else, is held responsible for what they become.
SHE is responsible for the cleanliness of her house.
SHE is responsible for the wholesomeness of the food.
SHE is responsible for the children's health.
SHE, above all, is responsible for their morals, for their sense of truth, of honestly and decency, for what they turn out to be.
How Far Can the Mother Control These Things?
...Women are, by nature and training, housekeepers. Let them have a hand in the city's housekeeping, even if they introduce an occasional house-cleaning.

NEW YORK STATE WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION
Headquarters, 505 FIFTH AVENUE
Telephone 5288 Murray Hill
Citation:
New York State Woman Suffrage Association, “"Women in the Home" handbill,” VCU Libraries Gallery, accessed November 28, 2022, https://gallery.library.vcu.edu/items/show/79332.