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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:597 1830-1931

Reed & Barton additional records

How to be a successful hostess, circa 1950s Digital

Scope and Contents This is a recording is a sales film presented by Reed & Barton Silversmiths that includes tips and tricks on how to be a successful hostess, circa 1950s. The narrator follows multiple women in entertainment scenarios and shows how they handled their respective gatherings. The events include an afternoon tea, a backyard barbeque, a dinner party for a husband's clients, a formal Thanksgiving dinner, and a wedding reception. The narrator describes the best table appointments and suggests...