My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?
Influential humorist, syndicated columnist, and writer Erma Bombeck wrote about the daily life of a suburban housewife from the 1960s through the 1990s. Her columns appeared in 500 newspapers and numerous magazines including Good Housekeeping and Redbook.
Researchers can now access six titles, including Good Housekeeping and Redbook, in the Women’s Magazine Archive. To meet the demand for titles covering family life, home life, health, careers, fashion, and culture ProQuest has digitized the following titles:
- Better Homes & Gardens (1922 to 2005)
- Chatelaine (1928 to 2005)
- Good Housekeeping (1885 to 2005)
- Ladies’ Home Journal (1883 to 2005)
- Parents (1926 to 2005)
- Redbook (1903 to 2005)
The Women’s Magazine Archive is cross-searchable with a diverse range of resources including newspapers, dissertations, The Vogue Archive, and The Harper’s Bazaar Archive.
For more information see the news release.