This business of "homemaking" is one which engages the attention of many million women in the United States. Yet it is only at the time of the present census-taking that the lawmakers have come to acknowledge it, and have consented to list every housewife as "homemaker" instead of "unemployed." This is real progress.Jessie Marie DeBoth in Modernistic Recipe-Menu Book of the DeBoth Homemakers' Cooking School (1929).
We've come a long way, Jessie. We've come so far, you probably wouldn't even recognize us.
That's right. I've returned from the Palmer Home Thrift Store with some $1.00 books.