Viewing page 1 of 13

ALL OF WHICH SHE KEEPS FOR HER OWN EXPENSES

question 5d:

Do you turn this extra money over to your family or do you keep it for yourself?

[[two column table]]
Those Who Earn Money | %
Keep all | 90
Turn over some, keep some | 7
Turn over all to family | 3
[[total]] 100
[[/table]]

[[image - drawing of family seated around a table with money on it]]

22



[[image - drawing of mother and father giving daughter money]]

THIS, IN ADDITION TO A REGULAR FAMILY ALLOWANCE -- $2.13 A WEEK*

question 4a: About how much spending money do you receive from members of your family each week?

[[two column table]]
[[amount]] | %
None | 8
$0.01 to $1.00 | 20
$1.01 to $2.00 | 34
$2.01 to $3.00 | 19
$3.01 to $4.00 | 6
$4.01 to $5.00 | 9
Over $5.00 | 3
No set amount | 1
[[total]] 100
[[/table]]

*The average (mean) amount for all subscribers, 13 to 18 years of age.

23
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.