1.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Home Economics Club was made up of students interested in professional Home Economics and in homemaking. The collection is composed of newsletters, handbooks, a scrapbook, and secretary books from the beginning of the club to 1956.
The Home Economics Club was made up of students interested in professional Home Economics and in homemaking. The club is organized with their own constitution and affiliated through the State Home Economics Association and the American Home Economics Association, now known as the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Its main purpose is to establish friendships among the faculty and students of the College of Home Economics and to promote professional attitudes and interests. The club plans and carries out activities to promote the program of work and the club. Members plan programs that strive to develop their skills and increased their knowledge, widen their cultural interests, and give experience both professionally and socially to benefit the community, school and nation.
This collection is composed of secretary books from the beginning of the club to 1956. The secretary books contain minutes of meetings and the constitution of the club. Also included are scrapbooks, general information, newsletters, handbooks and some material from the American Home Economics Association.
SDSU Archives and Special Collections
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South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.
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SDSU Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, "Home Economics Club Records" (2018). University Archives. 86.