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The Women of Tomorrow

By William Hard

New York THE BAKER & TAYLOR COMPANY 1911

Copyright, 1910, by THE RIDGWAY COMPANY

Copyright, 1911, by THE BAKER & TAYLOR COMPANY

THE TROW PRESS, NEW YORK

[Illustration: JOHN SIMMONS, FOUNDER OF SIMMONS COLLEGE THE FIRST SCHOOL OF COLLEGE RANK IN THE UNITED STATES DEVOTED WHOLLY TO GIVING WOMEN A DEFINITE TRAINING FOR SELF SUPPORT.

Photograph by Chester A. Lawrence, Boston. ]

CONTENTS

PAGE I Love Deferred 3 II Learning for Earning 41 III Learning for Spending 89 IV The Wasters 135 V Mothers of the World 179

I inscribe this book to Mrs. Peter Christian Lutkin. She said I might, a long time since. I was a boy then. Now I come to keep her to her promise and I lay this, my first book, on her knees, knowing that it is full of the sounds of controversy but hoping that her gentleness, somehow, may harmonize all harshnesses to the love I meant.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE John Simmons, Founder of Simmons College Frontispiece Simmons College, Boston 42 Edna D. Day, the First Woman to Become a Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Home Economics 76 Mary Schenck Woolman, Founder of Manhattan Trade School 76 Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois 82 Children in the Francis Parker School, Chicago 84 Household Arts Building, Columbia University 97 Household Arts Building, California Polytechnic School 97 Mary D. Chambers, Rockford College 104 Mr. L. D. Harvey, Homemakers' School 104 Practical Experience in Serving Breakfasts, Dinners and Suppers, Cleveland Schools 120 Girls in Cleveland Learn to Make Pottery as Well as Design 120 Class in Food Adulterations, University of Wisconsin 122 Model House in Washington Allston School 122 One Week Courses in Home Economics, University of Wisconsin 128 Evening Cookery Classes in the St. Louis High Schools 130 Interests of Chicago Women's Club: Domestic Science Classes; Instruction for the Blind; Orchestral Concerts; Suffrage Campaigns 186 Interests of Chicago Women's Club: Park Attendants; Mothers' Clubs; Hospital Kindergartens; Vacation Schools 190 Interests of Chicago Women's Club: Improvement of City Square; Neighborhood Organizations; Industrial and Agricultural Education for Girls 197

WHENCE AND WHY

The chapters of this book were originally articles in Everybody's Magazine . I have not embellished them with footnotes nor given them any other part of the panoply of critical apparatus. It could be done. I have preferred to leave them in the dress I first gave them, a fighting dress. They owe much of their structure, it is true, to facts and ideas out of the dust of libraries. But they owe much more to facts and ideas exhumed out of the much more neglected dust of daily circumstance. Either dust, by itself, is lifeless. When the two cohere they establish the current of existence... Continue reading book >>




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