The University of Montana. Department of Home Economics Records, RG 29

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The University of Montana. Department of Home Economics Records, RG 29

Description

The collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, writings, and other materials from The University of Montana's Department of Home Economics. The papers include the Home Economic and Home Arts Club minutes and other writings and publications related to the department. The scrapbooks contain photographs, clippings, and memorabilia from the Home Living Center and department and university-related events. The photographs depict the variety of department activities, from cooking to fashion design. The collection also contains a short video about Ellen H. Richards and a Betty lamp dedicated in memory of Dorothy Van Blaricom, who died in 1963.

Items in the The University of Montana. Department of Home Economics Records, RG 29 Collection

Label Yourself A Success
Pamphlet promoting the department.

The University of Montana Home Economics Department, group photograph.
Photograph of department, all names are listed left to right.

Top Row; Clara Wrigley, unidentified, Edetta Swayer, Winifred Brennan, Violet Watters, Blance Peters, Hazel Leib

Middle Row; Mary E. Mechling, Helen…

Department of Home Economics Food Laboratory
Photograph of the food laboratory on the third floor of the Natural Science Building.

Department of Home Economics Clothing and/or Textile Room
Photograph of the clothing and/or textile room on the third floor of the Natural Science Building.

Meals prepared by Home Economics students; swiss steak, crown roast and short ribs.
Three photographs of meals made in a Home Economics cooking class.

Woman sewing on machine.
Photograph of a student sewing in McGill Hall.

A group of Home Economics students circle around their jewelry.
Image of women with jewelry projects in center of circle.

Student working on a weaving pattern.
Image of a student filling in a weaving pattern.

Plank Steak Dinner
Image of plank steak dinner prepared by Home Economics Class.

Woman pouring oil into a can.
Image of woman pouring leftover oil into a can.

Dr. Lendal Kotschevar making instant mashed potatoes.
Dr. Lendal Kotschevar served as department chair form 1955-1958.

Helen Gleason
Helen Gleason served as department chair form 1922-1955.

Anne C. Platt
Anne C. Platt joined the department in 1923 as an assistant professor and served as department chair form 1958 - 1961.

A student ironing.
Image of a woman ironing in McGill Hall.

Two women pose while measuring a hemline.
Image of women in McGill Hall.

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