clothing, children, home economics department
Cooperative Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Children’s clothes should be chosen from a hygienic, economical and artistic standpoint. A mother should know how to meet the needs of her family. Clothing may preserve or destroy health. The mother should study the physical nature of the body and mind of that child. Simple, substantial and artistic clothing develops in the child the qualities of simplicity and genuineness. A child should be unconscious of its clothing. A child overdressed thinks too much about clothes; one unattractively dressed is self-conscious; one dirty or ragged loses self-respect.
Kiethline, May, "Clothes for Tots" (1926). SDSU Extension Circulars. 233.