#LucilleBall played down her natural glamour, opting instead for a kooky, lovable dizziness and a wardrobe filled with patterned shirtdresses. http://www.instyle.com/instyle/package/general/photos/0,,20396039_20476958_20929171,00.html
This picture shows a woman cooking in an old wood stove. The picture was taken in 1909. It looks like she is baking bread.
1950s anon Acme photo agency - mom basting thanksgiving turkey - front by blacque_jacques, via Flickr