In 1836, Monsieurs Pierret and Lami-Housset transformed fashion when they opened the first shirt store in Paris. Their radical feat? They tailored a shirt.
Housekeeping is not timeless, but subject to economic changes, and demographics, and ideological beliefs. Why is housekeeping associated with women? And how do global disasters influence housekeeping and amplify patriarchy?
In 1930 the Children’s Bureau detailed a schedule of prenatal visits during pregnancy. And there the schedule sat while the world changed for nearly 100 years.
Duty called in 1941, and duty called again in 1964. But what happened when music came to be a weapon in the information wars of the Cold War?