“Housekeeping still remains the most important business in the world.” “Each woman faces it singlehandedly.””She must know clothes, how to buy and how to make them.” “She must face death to bring children into the world.” Her relationship to her husband: “she must stir his ambition; pull him through failure; and keep success from hurting him.”
Young male McCall’s editor dictates a piece to his secretary about the role of the editor and his magazine in the world.
McCall’s serial (fiction) is brought to life: The women of the house plot to land a young doctor as husband for one of them.
Women fight over dinner. African-American domestic worker philosophizes over the doings of the household.

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