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The Clothing Expenditures Of 542 Tennessee Families, Blanche Ellen Hinds Aug 1936

The Clothing Expenditures Of 542 Tennessee Families, Blanche Ellen Hinds

Masters Theses

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The Clothing Expenditures Of 542 Tennessee Families, Blanche Hinds Aug 1936

The Clothing Expenditures Of 542 Tennessee Families, Blanche Hinds

Masters Theses

Introduction: This study is an analysis of the expenditures of approximately 550 Tennessee families classified by age, occupation, and sex groups for clothing purchased, ready-to-wear and made-at-home, during the year 1932 - 1933. The data were collected during the time between August, 1933, and May, 1934, and referred to the year previous.

The survey method was used for this study, which is part of the Tennessee Living Study. Questionnaires were used for the recording of the data and were filled in by special workers during visits with the families. While the author of this study, did not make the form for ...


A Study Of Living Conditions In The Pittman Center Community, 1934-35, Juanita Maupin Aug 1936

A Study Of Living Conditions In The Pittman Center Community, 1934-35, Juanita Maupin

Masters Theses

Purpose of this Study: To determine how the families of Pittman Community live as to: Property, Housing conditions, Conveniences and work areas, Health and sanitation, Social and educational factors, Operating expenses, Foods furnished by farms and food supplies purchased, and Indications of adequacy of diet.

An effort was also made to determine the cost of clothing, but this was found to be impossible, as most of the families bought their clothing from a second-hand clothing shop at a very low cost and made the clothing over into the desired garments. As there was no fixed price for this clothing, the ...