White or colored, preferably a settled woman, clean, honest – who would cook, wash and iron – and who would be satisfied with “readjusted” 1932 wages.
If your husband had to do the housework, he would demand ALL housekeeping conveniences.
Harrisburg Telegraph, Pennsylvania, March 3, 1932
“Who would dream she’d wear her underthings a second day?” they whispered. “Everybody perspires a little – it’s so easy to offend.”