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Colson, Elizabeth, and Anna Gansevoort Chittenden. The Child Housekeeper: Simple Lessons, with Songs, Stories and Games. New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1903.

Unlike fantasy role-playing games, this handbook was created to instill the importance of domestic industry in young females. The texts with lessons, games and illustrations place the child in the role of a “housewife” in preparation for domestic service or wife- and motherhood.

 
 


 

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