Fighting the war by feeding the family

Everything was militarized during the Second World War, including the household economy. Women became "housoldiers" whose job was to prepare "appetizing and nourishing meals that protect and preserve the health of their families."

Economy Recipes for Canada’s “Housoldiers” (Toronto: Canada Starch, 1943)

War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
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booklet, 22 pages, 15.2cm x 22.8cm