This volume fills a gap in traditional women's history books by offering fascinating details of the lives of early American women and showing how these women adapted to the challenges of daily life in the colonies.Fat was collected from beef and slowly boiled until it was rendered into liquid form. ... Next came making lye. ... The liquid soap was then poured into a mold and required resting at room temperature for two weeks before it was ready for use.
|Title||:||Women in Early America|
|Author||:||Dorothy A. Mays|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2004-01-01|