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Life Magazine Article

In 1948, Life magazine showed a snapshot of six Cornell seniors and their post-graduation goals. Sylvia Kilbourne, '48, was portrayed in this article as a "campus leader who prefers to get married." Courses in the Department of Family Life, such as Professor Lemo Rockwood's class on marriage, prepared students for family relationships.


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  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?
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  Eleanor Roosevelt
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