Voices of American Homemakers collection
Scope and Content
The collection contains an oral history project entitled "Voices of American Homemakers," conducted by the National Extension Homemakers Council.
- National Extension Homemakers Council (U.S.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Use of Materials
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The National Extension Homemakers Council is a non-profit educational organization focusing on home economics. It was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1936 by a group of rural farm women. The "Voices of American Homemakers" oral history project was done in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Council's founding. In 1993, the Council changed its name to the National Association for Family and Community Education.
1.3 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection contains an oral history project entitled "Voices of American Homemakers," conducted by the National Extension Homemakers Council.
The oral history project is arranged in alphabetical order by state of residence of the interviewee.
Other Finding Aid
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- Home economics -- United States -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Housewives -- United States -- Interviews Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Voices of American Homemakers collection
- In Progress
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- 5/12/2020: minor edits
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