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However, due to technological advances in home appliances, the role of the housewife changed in the begging of the twentieth century. As stated in the setting of chapter five The Problem of Historical Motivation: The Bungalow as the “Progressive” House, “By the turn of the century, the weight of household chores had been lightened by such
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Unformatted text preview: technological innovations as water heaters, running water, and washing machines” (Hollitz 111). These advances gave middle class women the chance to get out of their homes and work. Many women were servants, but due to the increase in home appliances, many of these women became office workers and telephone switchboard operators....
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course HST 102 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '07 term at Syracuse.

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