Dressing the Infant at the Turn of the Century

Author: 
Louisa Smith
Issue Date: 
January 1985

Centuries of swaddling a baby for protection did not cease even when multiple layers of clothing became the norm in the early 20th century.

Key Word Search Terms: 
History of Childhood, Ladies Home Journal, Harper’s Bazaar, Sears and Roebuck
Decade: 
1980-1989