Women's domestic work advertisements collection

The Women's domestic work advertisements collection consists of advertisements, primarily from the Victorian era, showing the role of women in the household and the defining gender roles of the period. Also included are 4 items from the mid 20th century that speak to the changing and expanding role of women at the time.


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B. T. Babbit's 99 Soap advertisement
B. T. Babbit's 99 Soap advertisement
Advertisement for B.T. Babbitt's 99 soap showing a mother washing an infant with the soap while her daughter does laundry with it and her son blows soap bubbles in the kitchen. The advertisement reads "For the laundry or bath try B.T. Babbitt's 99 soap.", Illustration and design by Wemple &Kronheim Lith. N.Y.

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