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Consumer Economics

Household accounting was an important element of the home economics curriculum, educating homemakers to track family income and correctly allocate money towards necessary expenses. This 1916 bulletin taught simple organizational skills to aid in household accounting.


College of Human Ecology Cornell University
  home sewing
  a profession?
  type of research?
  types of careers?
  national and international impact?
  educational techniques?
  role in national emergencies?
  influence on consumer culture?
  students' self-definition?
  practice apartments?
  role in the university?
  change to Human Ecology?
  women's suffrage
  Eleanor Roosevelt
  Marriage Course


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