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Brenda Francis archive: Welcome

Guide to the archive of Brenda Francis, on the history of teaching domestic science

About this guide

This is a guide to the papers of Brenda Francis, a London County Council / Inner London Education Authority (ILEA) Advisory Teacher in the field of domestic science. During her work she collected a large collection of photographs capturing domestic science from the 1930s-1980s, as well as a range of supporting papers. These papers are now available in the archives

From the archive

Photograph of a cookery class, 1930s

A 1930s cookery class (Ref BF)