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American Home Economics Association

This certificate shows that the AHEA granted Flora Rose lifetime membership in 1959. Founded in 1909 by Ellen Swallow Richards, it became the most influential professional society for home economists. From 1914 to 1916, Martha Van Rensselaer served as the organization's president. In 1959, as many as 24,420 home economists belonged to the AHEA.


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