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Better Homes In America

This 1925 Better Homes in America pamphlet contains information about hundreds of practice home programs in universities and high schools across the United States. In 1925, Better Homes in America's Board of Directors included Herbert Hoover and Grace Abbott, a Progressive Era reformer. Its Advisory Council included Calvin Coolidge, Katharine Blunt (AHEA President), Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.


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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