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Contributions of German Housewives

“Germany has 17,952,000 households, and 17,654,000 housewives. They work from early to late on their household chores. The value of their work is not calculated in money. If one did so, assuming a ten-hour day at 60 pfennig per hour, the total value of their labor would be 35 billion Marks!” The chart shows that the housewife is mother, teacher, household accountant, seamstress, house cleaner, cook. “The housewife increases the people’s wealth through untiring labor. We may never forget this!”