British housewives

Poster encouraging women to save more scrap and waste - 'Up housewives and at 'em!'.

"Salvage Up Housewives and at em - put out your paper, metal, bones Artist Yates-Wilson" from War Art in The National Archives (UK)

In this photo taken in 1951, British housewives toss pancakes in skillets as they run through the streets of Olney, England, in the community’s annual race which follows a 500-year-old tradition. via reddit

British housewives toss pancakes in skillets as they run through the streets of Olney, England, 1951

The British Housewives Invade Bravo — Meet The Real Housewives Of Cheshire!

Yesterday, ITV announced that the hit reality series, The Real Housewives of Cheshire has been renewed for a second season.

9th September 1939: Housewives of Roupell Street, London, painting kerbs white to help night time traffic during WW II. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

September Housewives of Roupell Street, London, painting curbs white to help night time traffic during WW II. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Members of the British Housewives' League demonstrating against food rations outside the House of Commons in 1951, six years after the end of the Second World War

Members of the British Housewives' League demonstrating against food rations outside the House of Commons in six years after the end of the Second World War

Because she wrote to the Minister of Health, making practical suggestions for easing the burden of British housewives, Mrs Beatrice Wilson of Hackney, East London, has been invited to join the Central Housing Advisory Committee. Positions held by Mrs Wilson, who has been married for 28 years, include, Town Councillor for Hackney; Justice of the Peace; member of the Juvenile Advisory Committee& Honorary Secretary of Hackney Conservative Association 1944

Because she wrote to the Minister of Health, making practical suggestions for easing the burden of British housewives, Mrs Beatrice Wilson of Hackney, East London, has been invited to join the Central Housing Advisory Committee. Positions held by Mrs Wilson, who has been married for 28 years, include, Town Councillor for Hackney; Justice of the Peace; member of the Juvenile Advisory Committee& Honorary Secretary of Hackney Conservative Association 1944

1972: The winning entry in the Co-op National Milkmen's Uniform Design Competition, supposedly favoured by British housewives

Jason King was our milkie! Britain celebrates 150 years of home deliveries

The winning entry in the Co-op National Milkmen's Uniform Design Competition, supposedly favoured by British housewives

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