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Household management

Title

Household management

Description

This rare collection of materials spanning 1900 to 1940 explores every aspect of Australian domestic life with practical instruction on home cooking, nutrition, housekeeping, medical advice and remedies, fashion, infant care, personal care, and home decorating. The Viceroy Home Guide also ventures into financial hints, covering insurance, wills, house buying and car maintenance. Included is a selection of promotional booklets and pamphlets for home appliances and kitchen products including Electrice Refrigerators, the Moffat Electric Range, Icyball Home Refrigerators and Persil soap.

Subject

Health and the home

Items in the Household management Collection

Kande kitchen ware
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Household book
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Household & beauty hints : hundreds of tips on cooking, laundering, cleaning, glamor and home first aid
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Laundry work
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Your new Electrice refrigerator : its care and use
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Goodness! does that mean the pudding is actually cooked for nothing?
Folds into booklet of 6 p.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Come and see the greatest home necessity I ever had
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The book of the Crosley Shelvador "9" automatic and non-automatic models : instructions for installation, operation and care, together with specially selected recipes
[By] James N. Kirby Manufacturing Pty. Ltd.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Household book
"Sold to aid funds for the Victorian Children's Aid Society Home" -- cover.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The Persil complete home washing handbook
"Full instructions on how to wash everything with Persil"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Modern kitchens : and what their owners say of the speed, comfort, economy and convenience of electric cooking
"In the pages of this booklet we have given you actual quotations from a few of the many letters which we have recived from delighted users of Electric Ranges." -- blurb.

Granny's health and home hints
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Happy years with your president refrigerator : how to use it, care for it, enjoy it to the full
Foreword -- Guarantee -- Installation -- Running in -- Temperature selector -- Defrosting -- Correct food storage -- Storing foods in evaporator -- Care of the cabinet and accessories -- Care of the "Powermaster" unit -- Interior light -- Holidays --…

Common-sense laundry book compiled by the N.S.W. Cookery Teachers' Association
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

A Handbook of home management issued to the pupils of girls' schools and domestic art centres by permission of the Department of Education of Victoria
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

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