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clothing laboratory used by Beulah Blackmore

This is a 1916 photo of the clothing laboratory used by Beulah Blackmore to teach her classes after she came to Cornell. Blackmore received her B.S. from Teachers College, Columbia University and served on the Cornell Home Economics faculty from 1915 until 1951. Blackmore established a costume shop and a collection of historic and native costumes. She also conducted research on the performance and durability of textiles and the psychological aspects of clothing.

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