The Story of females in the 1950s Just who were the wives that are‘perfect of the 1950s? Were they the drably dressed females nevertheless queuing for food as much as a ten years after the 2nd World War had ended? Or were they females that are sprightly looking frilly pinnies, manically waving a feather duster and serving up ‘delicious’ meals for their husbands? Following her probes to the life of females following the World that is first War their functions within the 2nd, Virginia Nicholson moves ahead into 10 years that includes just recently started to have the attention it deserves. Sandwiched meetmindful review amongst the privations and sacrifices for the 1940s therefore the affluent excesses associated with the ‘swinging sixties’, the fifties have long been regarded as a decade that is dull whenever Britain ended up being struggling to reconstruct a devastated and shabby nation and ‘face the future’, into the terms associated with the Labour Party’s 1945 election motto.