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Commemorative Plate

This plate commemorates the historic conferences at Lake Placid, New York, which sparked interest in the field of home economics in higher education and launched the development of the American Home Economics Association.


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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