GFWC History Timeline : 1868-2009
1925 - GFWC members lead a nationwide survey on household technology in American homes and produce a five-part Home Equipment Primer to educate families on using available utilities to maximize labor-saving. As a result of this campaign, "homemaker" is included as an identified occupation for the first time in the 1930 United States census.

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Cover, Home Equipment Primer, part I (f. 16)Cover, Home Equipment Primer, part I (f. 16)