home management, home economics department
Agricultural Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Responses to the question "What unused things about your home might be turned into something useful," show that there is much furniture not in use because it is out of repair or out of style. There are old containers, cardboard and wooden boxes, boards, old clothing and rags which might be converted into something useful. Many interesting things can be made from these to supply the family's wants and needs. A few are discussed here.
Covert, Mary A., "Using Unused Things" (1932). SDSU Extension Circulars. 317.