The Prize Winner of Defiance County

A mid-western housewife in the 1950's uses her wit and creativity to provide for her family of 12 by entering and winning various as jingle contests, while married to an alcoholic husband. Shows an accurate picture of life of a struggling family in that time and place, as well as rights of women in mid 20th century America. Displays excellent examples of forgiveness, faith, joy, love, patience, and perseverance through adversity.

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Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
7th - 12th
Geographical Setting
Defiance, OH
Historical Setting
1950 - 1970

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