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Little White HousesHow the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America$
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Dianne Harris

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816653324

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.001.0001

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Rendered Whiteness

Rendered Whiteness

Architectural Drawings and Graphics

Chapter:
(p.82) (p.83) 3 Rendered Whiteness
Source:
Little White Houses
Author(s):

Dianne Harris

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816653324.003.0004

Analyzing specific representational techniques, this chapter examines the architectural renderings of postwar houses published in popular and shelter magazines to understand the ways they formulated a specific iconography of white domesticity.

Keywords:   Mid-century U.S. History, Postwar Houses, Postwar Design, Race, Class, Whiteness, Material Culture, Television, Spatial Rhetoric, Visual Rhetoric

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