NY State College of Agriculture
Education of Women
To the Farmer’s Wife
Letter to M. Van Rensselaer
Staff of Farmers’ Institute
Home Economics Department
Lesson for the Farm Home
Commission on Country Life
THE EDUCATION OF WOMEN
Farmers’ Institutes were planned in cooperation with the College of Agriculture to share knowledge about agricultural principles and research with local farmers. Under Liberty Hyde Bailey’s leadership, the staff of this Cornell University Farmers’ Institute included women. Martha Van Rensselaer, the co-director of the New York State College of Home Economics, is on the far left.
|This exhibition is made possible through a generous gift in memory of Lelah A. Cole.
© 2004 Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections.