From the Records of THIS for Diplomats. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryFrom the Records of THIS for Diplomats. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Giving Thanks for a Bountiful Harvest

November 8, 2018

The records of THIS (The Hospitality and Information Service) for Diplomats, newly processed and available for research, include the annual celebration of Thanksgiving by its members.

Mrs. Christine Frederick's Housekeepers' Food Guide chart, 1914 (detail). Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryMrs. Christine Frederick's Housekeepers' Food Guide chart, 1914 (detail). Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Kitchen Efficiency

March 15, 2018

Christine (McGaffey) Frederick, a home economist, developed theories, wrote books, and lectured about bringing scientific management to the home in the early 20th century.

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