Dresses and aprons for work in the home.

One of 1,677 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Describes a series of dresses and aprons designed by the U.S. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics, most of which were made available as commercial sewing patterns from Advance Pattern Company. Discusses the importance of functional features when selecting patterns or ready-made dresses and aprons.

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16 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Scott, Clarice L. (Clarice Louisba), b. 1899 1952.

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Describes a series of dresses and aprons designed by the U.S. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics, most of which were made available as commercial sewing patterns from Advance Pattern Company. Discusses the importance of functional features when selecting patterns or ready-made dresses and aprons.

Physical Description

16 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes scale patterns of man's apron and women's aprons, and numeric index to pictured Advance Pattern Company patterns.

Originally issued November 1944.

Contents: Check functional features -- Pull-over dress -- Zipper dress -- Square-neck dress -- Wrap-around dress -- Tailored dress -- Circular-sleeve Dress -- Kitchen jacket -- Square-bib apron -- Bias apron -- Adjustable Apron -- Man's apron -- Basket apron -- Kneeling apron.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1952

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  • Nov. 10, 2008, 11:05 p.m.

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  • Nov. 19, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

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Scott, Clarice L. (Clarice Louisba), b. 1899. Dresses and aprons for work in the home., book, 1952; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6276/: accessed April 13, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.