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Time Capsule – Would We Be Better Off With a 1949 Kitchen?

A 2010 Harris Poll revealed that: 41 percent of people prepare meals at home five or more times a week. 29 percent do so three to four times a week. 19 percent prepare meals at home one to two times a week. 11 percent say they rarely or never prepare meals at home. So cooking at home has dropped off considerably since 1949 – sixty six years ago. But what if we had a 1949 kitchen engineered by the housing staff of the Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics? The Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics was charged with putting science to work for better everyday living. In…

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A Pictorial History of Gardening in America Circa 1940s – Gallery

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A Pictorial History of Gardening in America Circa 1940s. This gallery of images takes us back to memory lane. Showing us gardening, farming and family were all interconnected. Organic Gardening was the standard. Synthetic fertilizers were rare in these days. Enjoy the gallery of images.

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