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Household Management

This 1933 bulletin by Ella Cushman presented valuable suggestions for increasing household efficiency with a limited income. Cushman received her M.S. from Cornell in 1928 and focused her research on optimum expenditure of time, energy, and money in households with various income levels. She retired from Cornell in 1954 after twenty-eight years of service.

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