Two female students are wearing aprons and cooking with cast-iron stoves in a Home Economics classroom. Both use potholders to protect their hands. A teapot sits atop one of the stoves. There is a wooden cupboard mounted to the wall in the background. Several round, metal trays are stacked on top of the cupboard. A lightbulb hangs from wire from the ceiling.
The following abstract is taken from the introductory paragraph of the thesis. "We find in our study of home economics that it means a survey of education in general, together with consideration of the social, industrial, and economic changes which the years have wrought, and their effect, particularly upon the status of womam. It is evident that this study implies a consideration of the female conditions of the different periods of history."
In this study an attempt is made to ascertain whether or not the graduates of the home economics education department at Iowa State Teachers College and Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts are receiving adequate preparation in knowledge and skills to meet the actual demands made of them in the teaching field.
The following abstract is taken from the introductory paragraph of the thesis. "This study is one conducted at Colorado State Teachers College in an attempt to make the curriculum more vitally helpful to the teachers in preparation for their work in the field. It attempts to do three things: first, to determine the facts about the home economics content of the courses as offered in the twenty-six consolidated schools of Weld County; second, to ascertain the important studies made along this...
A photograph from a student scrapbook showing thirteen women wearing caps and aprons, participating in a cooking class in a classroom on the State Normal School campus (now the University of Northern Colorado).
A group of female students are wearing aprons and working with double boilers in a Home Economics classroom. A female instructor observes from the side. The classroom has long workstations with a sink affixed to one side. Inside each station is an assortment of cooking implements, pots and dishes. On top of each station is a grate with bunsen burners underneath. Two plates of lemons and a pitcher sit on the nearest station. Chalk boards hang on the walls.