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Quotation by Anna C. Brackett
...it is decidedly an advantage to American homes that so many of the wives and mothers have served as teachers before becoming house-directors. ...
Anna C. Brackett (1836–1911), U.S. author. The Technique of Rest, ch. 2 (1892).
"House-director" was Brackett's term, probably influenced by the "domestic science" movement, for designating a "housewife" or "homemaker."
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