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I wonder what the boys were learning in 1912? Possibly not how to keep the oven clean.
At DWS, in the early twentieth century, the girls were being prepared for household management.This page, from Enid Evans exercise book is about soot and ashes and cleaning the chimney.Enid has drawn a diagram of a range. This doesn't get full marks from her teacher.
The next page from the exercise book, outlining more of this thankless task, can be seen in RELATED ARTICLE