is a women's magazine
owned by the Hearst Corporation
, featuring articles about women's interests, product testing by The Good Housekeeping Institute, recipes, diet, health as well as literary articles. It is well known for the "Good Housekeeping Seal," popularly known as the "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval."
The magazine was founded May 2, 1885 by Clark W. Bryan in Holyoke, Massachusetts
The magazine achieved a circulation of 300,000 by 1911, at which time it was bought by the Hearst Corporation
. In 1966 it reached 5,500,000 readers.Good Housekeeping
is one of the "Seven Sisters
", a group of women's service magazines.
The Hearst Corporation created a British
edition along the same lines in 1922.
Famous writers who have contributed to the magazine include Somerset Maugham
, Edwin Markham
, Edna St. Vincent Millay
, Frances Parkinson Keyes
, A. J. Cronin
, Virginia Woolf
, and Evelyn Waugh
== Good Housekeeping Research Institute == <!-- Harvey W. Wiley
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In 1900, the "Experiment Station", the predecessor to the Good Housekeeping Research Institute (GHRI), was founded.
The formal opening of the headquarters of GHRI - the Model Kitchen, Testing Station for Household Devices, and Domestic Science Laboratory - occurred in January 1910., Good Housekeeping
, retrieved January 12,... Read More