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"The Home-Maker's Department"

Martha Van Rensselaer's monthly advice column addressed issues concerning the American woman and her home. She served as the home economics editor for this popular women's magazine from 1919 to 1926. At the time of her editorship, The Delineator ranked among the top five women's magazines in the nation, with an annual circulation of over two million.


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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