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Plows & Petticoats; True Texas Women
May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on May 19, 2019 at 10:00 am
From an early age, most Victorian women were trained for the worthy profession of caring for a family. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, and childcare comprised the main elements of “the Arts and Mysteries of Housewifery.” Did a woman’s role change when she moved to the rough and tumble frontier of Texas? Hear some stories about the women of the Jones family, and learn what life was like for women in early Texas.