In the 1950s, managing a home wasn't easy! You studied for it in high school. There were clothes to hem, cocktails to prepare, floors to polish, cakes to bake, and a family to keep smiling.
In Home Economics, eager students learned how to prepare the perfect appetizers, take care of sick children, and perfectly polish the silverware. It was the perfect class to prepare yourself to be the perfect housewife. Would you have caught yourself a husband? Could you make your grandma proud?