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Jane Addams.  Twenty Years at Hull-House, with Autobiographical Notes.  New York:  MacMillan Company, 1925. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Mary Antin.  The Promised Land.  Boston, New York:  Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Catharine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.  The American Woman’s Home:  Or, Principles of Domestic Science.  New York:  J. B. Ford and Company, 1870. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Christopher Dresser.  Principles of Decorative Design.  New York:  Cassell Petter & Galpin, 1873. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Godey’s Lady’s Book. Philadelphia, Pa.: L. A. Godey, 1840-1892. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Constance Cary Harrison.  Woman’s Handiwork in Modern Homes.  New York:  Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1881. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Mrs. C. S. Jones and Henry T. Williams.  Beautiful Homes and How to Make Them.  Rockford, IL:  Rockford Publishing Co., 1885. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Jacob A. Riis. The Battle with the Slum.  New York:  MacMillan Company, 1902. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Jacob A. Riis. How the Other Half Lives:  Studies Among the Tenements of New York?  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1890. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford. The Servant Girl Question. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1881[Find it at UT Libraries]

Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman Jr.  The Decoration of Houses.  New York:  Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1897. [Find it at UT Libraries]

Mrs. Julia McNair Wright.  The Complete Home.  Philadelphia:  J.C. McCurdy & Co., 1879. [Find it at UT Libraries]