THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGY:
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE PROFESSIONS AND THE DISCIPLINES

Home Economics - Domestic Science (2093-2218)


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Home Economics - Domestic Science (2093-2218)
 
Home economics covers both the influence of science and technology on women's
work in the home (particularly the introduction of "labor-saving devices") and
the development of the discipline of Home Economics (known alternatively as
Domestic Science, Family Resources, Consumer Sciences, and other names). The
home economics movement attempted to apply scientific principles and
discoveries to domestic labor. Because the home economics movement shares some
roots with the ecology movement, additional relevant works may be found in the
section NATURAL, BIOLOGICAL, AND LIFE SCIENCES. Some material on nutrition is
cited in the CHEMISTRY section.
 
This section is divided into three subsections:
     Reference (2093-2095)
     General (2096-2194)
     Biographies and Studies of Individuals (2195-2218)
 
REFERENCE
 
 2093     Glazer-Malbin, Nona. "Housework." SIGNS 1, no.4 (Summer 1976):
905-922. Review essay.
 
 2094     Huls, Mary Ellen. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS ON WOMEN
1800-1990: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY. VOLUME I: SOCIAL ISSUES. Westport, CT:
Greenwood, 1993. Chapter seven "Homemaking and Home Economics Education"
(pp.130-144) is a selected annotated bibliography of government publications on
home economics issued during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
 
 2095     JOURNAL OF WOMEN'S HISTORY GUIDE TO PERIODICAL LITERATURE, Gayle V.
Fischer, comp. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1992. See
bibliographies in the sections headed "Material and Popular Culture"
(especially "Crafts/Quilts/Embroidery," "Fashion/Textiles/Beauty Culture,"
"Food," "Science and Technology") and "Work" (especially "Housework," "Crafts,
Trades, and Home-Based Work") for citations relevant to home economics and
domestic science.
 
GENERAL
 
 2096     Anderson, Edna Page, East, Marjorie, and Thomson, Joan, eds.
DEFINITIVE THEMES IN HOME ECONOMICS AND THEIR IMPACT ON FAMILIES, 1909-1984.
Washington, DC: American Home Economics Association, 1987.
 
 2097     Andrews, William D., and Andrews, Deborah C. "Technology and the
Housewife in 19th Century America." WOMEN'S STUDIES 2, no.3 (1974): 309-328.
 
 2098     Arnold, Eleanor. VOICES OF AMERICAN HOMEMAKERS. Rushville, IN:
National Extension Homemakers Council, 1986. Household technology is one of the
topics discussed.
 
 2099     Arnold, Eleanor, ed. BUGGIES AND BAD TIMES: MEMORIES OF HOOSIER
HOMEMAKERS. Indianapolis: Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, 1985.
 
 2100     Arnold, Eleanor, ed. PARTY LINES, PUMPS AND PRIVIES: MEMORIES OF
HOOSIER HOMEMAKERS. Indianapolis: Indiana Extension Homemakers Association,
1984.
 
 2101     Attar, Dena. "Now You See It, Now You Don't: The History of Home
Economics - A Study in Gender." In POLICIES FOR THE CURRICULUM, ed. by Bob
Moon, et al., pp.131-146. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989.
 
 2102     Attar, Dena. WASTING GIRLS' TIME: THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF HOME
ECONOMICS. London: Virago, 1990.
 
 2103     Bailey, Lena, and Davis, Beulah Sellers, eds. SEVENTY SIGNIFICANT
LEADERS IN HOME ECONOMICS TEACHER EDUCATION. Washington: American Home
Economics Association, 1982.
 
 2104     Baldwin, E.E. "The Home Economics Movement: A `New' Integrative
Paradigm." JOURNAL OF HOME ECONOMICS 83, no.4 (Winter 1991): 42-49.
 
 2105     Baldwin, Keturah E. THE AHEA SAGA, A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND
DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMERICAN HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION AND A GLIMPSE AT THE
GRASS ROOTS FROM WHICH IT GREW. Washington, DC: American Home Economics
Association, 1949.
 
 2106     Barber, Mary L., ed. HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION,
1917-1959. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1959.
 
 2107     Beaudry, M. DOMESTIC PURSUITS: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF AMERICAN
HOUSEHOLDS. St. Louis, MO: CRC, 1993.
 
 2108     Berch, Bettina. "Scientific Management in the Home: The Empress's New
Clothes." JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CULTURE 3 (Fall 1980): 440-445.
 
 2109     Berk, Sarah Fenstermaker. WOMEN AND HOUSEHOLD LABOR. Beverly Hills,
CA: Sage, 1980.
 
 2110     Betters, Paul Vernon. THE BUREAU OF HOME ECONOMICS; ITS HISTORY,
ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATION. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1930; repr.
New York, AMS Press, 1974.
 
 2111     Blackwelder, Julia Kirk. "Mop and Typewriter: Women's Work in Early
Twentieth-Century Atlanta." ATLANTA HISTORY JOURNAL (Fall 1983): 21-30.
 
 2112     Boris, Eileen. "Homework and Women's Rights: The Case of the Vermont
Knitters 1980-1985." SIGNS 13 (Autumn 1987): 98-120.
 
 2113     Bose, Christine E., Bereano, Philip L., and Malloy, Mary. "Household
Technology and the Social Construction of Housework." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE
25, no.1 (January 1984): 53-90.
 
 2114     Bose, Christine E. "Technology and Changes in the Division of Labor
in the American Home." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 2, no.3 (1979):
295-304.
 
 2115     Boydston, Jeanne. HOME AND WORK: HOUSEWORK, WAGES, AND THE IDEOLOGY
OF LABOR IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
 
 2116     Brown, Marjorie M. PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES OF HOME ECONOMICS IN THE
UNITED STATES: OUR PRACTICAL-INTELLECTUAL HERITAGE. East Lansing, MI: College
of Human Ecology, Michigan State University, 1985. 2 vol.
 
 2117     Burton, June K., and Johnson, Mary. "The Contents of Humanistic
Manuals of Home Economics and Sex During the Napoleonic Era." CONSORTIUM ON
REVOLUTIONARY EUROPE 1750-1850: Proceedings 1983: 681-696. Instructional
manuals for French women on household management, childrearing, health, sex,
and care of livestock provide insights into views of womanhood and the family
during the Napoleonic era.
 
 2118     Bushman, Richard L., and Bushman, Claudia L. "The Early History of
Cleanliness in America." JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY 74 (March 1988):
1213-1238.
 
 2119     Cahn, Susan. INDUSTRY OF DEVOTION: THE TRANSFORMATION OF WOMEN'S WORK
IN ENGLAND, 1500-1660. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987.
 
 2120     Carrell, Kimberly W. "The Industrial Revolution Comes to the Home:
Kitchen Design Reform and Middle-Class Women." JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CULTURE
(Fall 1979): 488-499.
 
 2121     Carroll, William K., and Warburton, Rennie. "Feminism, Class
Consciousness and Household-Work Linkages Among Registered Nurses in Victoria."
LABOR/LE TRAVAIL 24 (Fall 1989): 131-146.
 
 2122     Cebotarev, E. A. "Women's Contribution to Agricultural Science and
Technology." RESOURCES FOR FEMINIST RESEARCH/DOCUMENTATION SUR LA RECHERCHE
FEMINISTE 15, no.3 (November 1986): 43-45.
 
 2123     Chaudhuri, Nupur. "Good Homemakers Make Good Neighbors." KANSAS
QUARTERLY 18, no.3 (1986): 53-63.
 
 2124     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "A Case Study of Technology and Social Change:
The Washing Machine and the Working Wife." In CLIO'S CONSCIOUSNESS RAISED: NEW
PERSPECTIVES ON THE HISTORY OF WOMEN, ed. by Mary Hartmann and Lois Banner,
245-253. New York: Harper & Row, 1974.
 
 2125     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "The `Industrial Revolution' in the Home:
Household Technology and Social Change in the Twentieth Century." TECHNOLOGY
AND CULTURE 17, no.1 (January 1976): 1-23. Repr. in DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS
REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HISTORY, ed. by Martha Moore
Trescott, pp.205-232. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1979.
 
 2126     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "Less Work for Mother?" AMERICAN HERITAGE OF
INVENTION AND TECHNOLOGY 2, no.3 (1987): 57-64.
 
 2127     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. MORE WORK FOR MOTHER: THE IRONIES OF HOUSEHOLD
TECHNOLOGY FROM THE OPEN HEARTH TO THE MICROWAVE. New York: Basic Books, 1983.
Includes excellent bibliography.
 
 2128     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "Two Washes in the Morning and a Bridge Party
at Night: The American Housewife Between the Wars." WOMEN'S STUDIES 3, no.2
(1976): 147-172.
 
 2129     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "Women and Technology in American Life." In
TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNING POINT, ed. by William B. Pickett, pp.23-33. San
Francisco: San Francisco Press, 1977.
 
 2130     Craig, Hazel Thompson. THE HISTORY OF HOME ECONOMICS. New York:
Practical Home Economics, 1945. Ed. by Blanche M. Stover.
 
 2131     Dare, Salle. "Consuming Science: Food Preparation and Women's Role."
RESOURCES FOR FEMINIST RESEARCH/DOCUMENTATION SUR LA RECHERCHE FEMINISTE 15,
no.3 (November 1986): 53-56.
 
 2132     Davidson, Caroline. A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE: A HISTORY OF
HOUSEWORK IN THE BRITISH ISLES, 1650-1950. London: Chatto & Windus, 1982.
 
 2133     Dickie, Ruth S. "Women and Cooperative Home Economics Extension." In
UNIVERSITY WOMEN, ed. by Marian J. Swoboda and Audrey J. Roberts, vol.2, pp.
89-100. Madison, WI: Office of Women, University of Wisconsin System, 1980.
 
 2134     Donham, S. Agnes. THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS HOME ECONOMICS
ASSOCIATION, FORMERLY THE NEW ENGLAND HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION, THE FIRST
FORTY-THREE YEARS, 1909-1952. Boston: Eastern Massachusetts Home Economics
Association, 1954. Has interesting introduction describing the growth of the
home economics movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
 
 2135     Douglas, Diane M. "The Machine in the Parlor: A Dialectical Analysis
of the Sewing Machine." JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CULTURE 5 (Spring 1982): 20-29.
 
 2136     Du Vall, Nell. DOMESTIC TECHNOLOGY: A CHRONOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENTS.
Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1988.
 
 2137     Dudden, Faye E. SERVING WOMEN: HOUSEHOLD SERVICE IN NINETEENTH-
CENTURY AMERICA. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1983. See
especially the section on "New Conveniences and Higher Standards," pp.126-147.
 
 2138     Dye, Marie, ed. HOME ECONOMICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO,
1892-1956. Chicago: Home Economics Alumni Association, 1972.
 
 2139     East, Marjorie. HOME ECONOMICS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. Boston:
Allyn & Bacon, 1980.
 
 2140     Ehrenreich, Barbara, and English, Deirdre. FOR HER OWN GOOD: 150
YEARS OF THE EXPERTS' ADVICE TO WOMEN. New York: Doubleday, 1979. See
especially chapter 2, "Witches, Healers, and Gentlemen Doctors," chapter 3,
"Science and the Ascent of the Experts," and chapter 4, "The Sexual Politics of
Sickness."
 
 2141     Foster, Thomas. "History, Critical Theory, and Women's Social
Practices: `Women's Time' and Housekeeping." SIGNS 14 (Autumn 1988): 73-99.
 
 2142     Fox, Bonnie J. "Selling the Mechanized Household: 70 Years of Ads in
LADIES HOME JOURNAL." GENDER & SOCIETY 4 (March 1990): 25-40.

          Franklin, Linda Campbell.  THE OFFICIAL FROM HEARTH TO COOK STOVE:
AN AMERICAN DOMESTIC HISTORY OF GADGETS AND UTENSILS MADE OR USED IN AMERICA
FROM 1700 TO 1930. Orlando: House of Collectibles, 1985. 3rd ed. Rev. ed. of
FROM HEARTH TO COOK STOVE (2nd ed., 1978).
Historical dictionary of kitchen equipment.
 
 2143     Garrett, Elisabeth Donaghy. AT HOME: THE AMERICAN FAMILY, 1750-1870.
New York: H.N. Abrams, 1990.
 
 2144     Giedion, Siegfried. MECHANIZATION TAKES COMMAND: A CONTRIBUTION TO
ANONYMOUS HISTORY. New York: Oxford University Press, 1948. See esp.
pp.512-627, "Mechanization Encounters the Household."
 
 2145     Gilman, Amy. "`Cogs to the Wheels': The Ideology of Women's Work in
Mid-Nineteenth-Century Fiction." SCIENCE AND SOCIETY 47 (Summer 1983): 178-204.
 
 2146     Green, Harvey. THE LIGHT OF THE HOME: AN INTIMATE VIEW OF THE LIVES
OF WOMEN IN VICTORIAN AMERICA. New York: Pantheon, 1983.
 
 2147     Green, Nancy. "Remembering Lucy Flower Tech: Black Students in an
All-Girl School." CHICAGO HISTORY 14, no.3 (1985): 46-57.
 
 2148     Hayden, Dolores. THE GRAND DOMESTIC REVOLUTION: A HISTORY OF FEMINIST
DESIGNS FOR AMERICAN HOMES, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND CITIES. Cambridge, MA: MIT
Press, 1981.
 
 2149     Hayden, Dolores. REDESIGNING THE AMERICAN DREAM: THE FUTURE OF
HOUSING, WORK, AND FAMILY LIFE. New York: Norton, 1984. Despite title,
significant historical content, especially in part I, "The Evolution of
American Housing," pp.3-59.
 
 2150     Hayden, Dolores. "Two Utopian Feminists and Their Campaigns for
Kitchenless Houses." SIGNS 4 (Winter 1978): 274-290.
 
 2151     Hobbs, Margaret, and Pierson, Ruth Roach. "A Kitchen That Wastes No
Steps: Gender, Class and the Home Improvement Plan, 1936-1940." HISTOIRE
SOCIALE/SOCIAL HISTORY 21 (May 1988): 9-38.
 
 2152     Hoffschwelle, Mary S. "The Science of Domesticity: Home Economics at
George Peabody College for Teachers, 1914-1939." THE JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN
HISTORY 57, no.4 (November 1991): 659-680.
 
 2153     Hoy, Suellen M. "Municipal Housekeeping: The Role of Women in
Improving Urban Sanitation Practices, 1880-1917." In POLLUTION AND REFORM IN
AMERICAN CITIES 1870-1930, ed. by Martin V. Melosi, pp.173-198. Austin:
University of Texas Press, 1980.
 
 2154     See insert above, at Franklin. 
 
 2155     Jensen, Joan M. "Buttermaking and Economic Development in Mid-
Atlantic America from 1750 to 1850." SIGNS 13 (Summer 1988): 813-829.
 
 2156     Jensen, Joan M. "Cloth, Butter and Boarders: Women's Household
Production for the Market." THE REVIEW OF RADICAL POLITICAL ECONOMICS 12
(Summer 1980): 14-24.
 
 2157     Katzman, David M. SEVEN DAYS A WEEK: WOMEN AND DOMESTIC SERVICE IN
INDUSTRIALIZING AMERICA. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
 
 2158     Kleinberg, Susan J. "Technology and Women's Work: The Lives of
Working Class Women in Pittsburgh, 1870-1900." LABOR HISTORY 17, no.1 (Winter
1976): 58-72. Repr. in DYNAMOS AND VIRGINS REVISITED: WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGICAL
CHANGE, ed. by Martha Moore Trescott, pp.185-204. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow,
1979.
 
 2159     Kleinegger, Christine. "Out of the Barns and Into the Kitchens:
Transformations in Farm Women's Work in the First Half of the 20th Century." In
WOMEN, WORK AND TECHNOLOGY: TRANSFORMATIONS, ed. Barbara Drygulski Wright et
al. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1987.
 
 2160     Lopate, Carol. "Ironies of the Home Economics Movement." EDCENTRIC
no.31/32 (November 1974): 40-42, 56.
 
 2161     MacKenzie, Donald, and Wajcman, Judy. THE SOCIAL SHAPING OF
TECHNOLOGY: HOW THE REFRIGERATOR GOT ITS HUM. Philadelphia: Open University
Press, 1985. Section on "Domestic Technology," pp.173-222, includes Ruth
Schwartz Cowan's "The Industrial Revolution in the Home" and "How the
Refrigerator Got Its Hum," and Moyra Doorly's "A Woman's Place: Dolores Hayden
on the `Grand Domestic Revolution'."
 
 2162     Matthews, Glenna. "JUST A HOUSEWIFE": THE RISE AND FALL OF
DOMESTICITY IN AMERICA. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.
 
 2163     McBride, Theresa M. THE DOMESTIC REVOLUTION: THE MODERNIZATION OF
HOUSEHOLD SERVICE IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE, 1820-1920. London: Croom Helm, 1976.
 
 2164     Motz, Marilyn Ferris, and Browne, Pat, eds. MAKING THE AMERICAN HOME:
MIDDLE-CLASS WOMEN & DOMESTIC MATERIAL CULTURE, 1840-1940. Bowling Green, OH:
Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1988. Includes essays on domestic
arts and consumption.
 
 2165     Nerad, Maresi. "Gender Stratification in Higher Education: The
Department of Home Economics at the University of California, Berkeley
1916-1962." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 10, no.2 (1987): 157-164.
 
 2166     Nolan, Mary. "`Housework Made Easy': The Taylorized Housewife in
Weimar Germany's Rationalized Economy." FEMINIST STUDIES 16 (Fall 1990):
549-578.
 
 2167     Oakley, Ann. WOMAN'S WORK: THE HOUSEWIFE, PAST AND PRESENT. New York:
Pantheon, 1974.
 
 2168     Ogburn, William F., and Umkoff, Meyer Francis. TECHNOLOGY AND THE
CHANGING FAMILY. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955.
 
 2169     Ogden, Annegret S. THE GREAT AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE: FROM HELPMATE TO
WAGE EARNER, 1776-1986. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986. See chapter 5, "From
Scientist to Consumer, 1900-1950," pp.135-170.
 
 2170     Palmer, Phyllis. DOMESTICITY AND DIRT: HOUSEWIVES AND DOMESTIC
SERVANTS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1920-1945. Philadelphia: Temple University
Press, 1990. Describes the cultural ideals for housewifery and domestic labor
during this period.
 
 2171     Primeau, L.A. "A Woman's Place: Unpaid Work in the Home." AMERICAN
JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 46, no.11 (November 1992): 981-988. Summary of
feminist theory and research on household work, including historical
dimensions.
 
 2172     Pundt, Helen. AHEA, A HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE. Washington, DC: American
Home Economics Association, 1980.
 
 2173     Ravetz, Alison. "Modern Technology and an Ancient Occupation:
Housework in Present Day Society." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 6, no.2 (Spring
1965): 256-260.
 
 2174     Ravetz, Alison. "The Victorian Coal Kitchen and Its Reformers."
VICTORIAN STUDIES 11, no.4 (1968): 435-460.
 
 2175     Robinson, John P. "Household Technology and Housework." In WOMEN AND
HOUSEHOLD LABOR, ed. by Sarah Berk Fenstermaker, pp.53-67. Beverly Hills: Sage,
1980.
 
 2176     Rothschild, Joan. "Technology, Housework, and Women's Liberation: A
Theoretical Analysis." In MACHINA EX DEA: FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON TECHNOLOGY,
ed. by Joan Rothschild, pp.79-93. New York: Pergamon, 1983.
 
 2177     Rothschild, Joan. "Technology, `Women's Work,' and the Social Control
of Women." In WOMEN, POWER, AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS, ed. by Margherita Rendel,
pp.160-183. New York: St. Martin's, 1981. Explains how reproductive and
household technologies have enhanced the power of patriarchy and capitalism.
 
 2178     Rury, John L. "Vocationalism for Home and Work: Women's Education in
the United States, 1880-1930." In THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION, ed.
by B.E. McClellan and W.J. Reese, pp.233-256. Urbana, IL: University of
Illinois Press, 1988.
 
 2179     Russell, Loris S. HANDY THINGS TO HAVE AROUND THE HOUSE. Toronto:
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1979. Discussion of 19th-century household technology.
 
 2180     Saidak, Patricia. "Home Economics as an Academic Science." RESOURCES
FOR FEMINIST RESEARCH/DOCUMENTATION SUR LA RECHERCHE FEMINISTE 15, no.3
(November 1986): 49-51.
 
 2181     Seymour, John. FORGOTTEN HOUSEHOLD ARTS: A PORTRAIT OF THE WAY WE
ONCE LIVED. New York: Knopf, 1987.
 
 2182     Shapiro, Laura. PERFECTION SALAD: WOMEN AND COOKING AT THE TURN OF
THE CENTURY. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986.
 
 2183     Stone, May N. "The Plumbing Paradox: American Attitudes toward Late
Nineteenth-Century Domestic Sanitary Arrangements." WINTERTHUR PORTFOLIO 14
(Autumn 1979): 283-310.
 
 2184     Strasser, Susan. "An Enlarged Human Existence? Technology and
Household Work in 19th-Century America." In WOMEN AND HOUSEHOLD LABOR, ed. by
Sarah Berk Fenstermaker, pp.29-51. Beverly Hills: Sage, 1980.
 
 2185     Strasser, Susan. NEVER DONE: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN HOUSEWORK. New
York: Pantheon, 1982. Illustrated. Excellent bibliography.
 
 2186     Thompson, Patricia J. "Home Economics: Feminism in a Hestian Voice."
In THE KNOWLEDGE EXPLOSION: GENERATIONS OF FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP, ed. Cheris
Kramarae & Dale Spender, pp.270-280. New York: Teachers College Press, 1992.
Reviews impact of feminism on home economics since the late 1960s.
 
 2187     Thomson, Ross. "Learning by Selling and Invention: The Case of the
Sewing Machine." JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY 47 (June 1987): 433-446.
 
 2188     Thrall, Charles. "The Conservative Use of Modern Household
Technology." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 23, no.2 (April 1982): 175-194.
 
 2189     Vanek, Joan. "Household Technology and Social Status: Rising
Standards of Living and Status and Residence Differences." TECHNOLOGY AND
CULTURE 19, no.3 (July 1978): 361-375.
 
 2190     Warren, Charline J. AN OFFICIAL HISTORY OF NATIONAL EXTENSION
HOMEMAKERS COUNCIL, INC., 1930-1990. Burlington, KY: National Extension
Homemakers Council, 1991.
 
 2191     WE ARE TOMORROW'S PAST: HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN HOME ECONOMICS
ASSOCIATION. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Home Economics Association, 1989.
 
 2192     Weigley, Emma S. "It Might Have Been Euthenics: The Lake Placid
Conference and the Home Economics Movement." AMERICAN QUARTERLY 26, no.1 (March
1974): 79-96.
 
 2193     Wright, Gwendolyn. MORALISM AND THE MODEL HOME: DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE
AND CULTURAL CONFLICT IN CHICAGO, 1873-1913. Chicago: University of Chicago
Press, 1980.
 
 2194     Yarwood, Doreen. FIVE HUNDRED YEARS OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE HOME.
London: B.T. Batsford, 1983.
 
BIOGRAPHIES AND STUDIES OF INDIVIDUALS
 
NOTE: Together, NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN and NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN: THE MODERN
PERIOD provide biographies of thirty women active in the home economics
movement. The entries under "Home Economists" include references to
biographical articles and pamphlets additional to those cited below. WOMEN IN
PARTICULAR: AN INDEX TO AMERICAN WOMEN, by Kali Herman (Phoenix: Oryx, 1984)
points to further biographical information on 92 women in the "Domestic Science
and Home Economics" index.
 
 2195     Bane, Lita. THE STORY OF ISABEL BEVIER. Peoria, IL: Charles A.
Bennett, 1955.
 
 2196     Bing, Franklin C. "Lydia Jane Roberts - A Biographical Sketch."
JOURNAL OF NUTRITION 93, no.1 (September 1967): 1-13. Roberts was a
nutritionist and home economics educator.
 
 2197     Clark, Ava Milan, and Munford, J. Kenneth. ADVENTURES OF A HOME
ECONOMIST. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press, 1969. Clark was one of
the leaders in the home economics movement in the first half of the 20th
century.
 
 2198     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "Ellen Swallow Richards: Technology and Women."
In TECHNOLOGY IN AMERICA: A HISTORY OF INDIVIDUALS AND IDEAS, ed. Carroll W.
Pursell, Jr. 1st ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981. 2nd ed. 1990. pp.142-150.
 
 2199     Cravens, Hamilton. "Establishing the Science of Nutrition at the
USDA: Ellen Swallow Richards and Her Allies." AGRICULTURAL HISTORY 64, no.2
(Spring 1990): 122-133. In thematic issue on the history of the United States
Department of Agriculture.
 
 2200     Crowley, Terry A. "Madonnas Before Magdalenes: Adelaide Hoodless and
the Making of the Canadian Gibson Girl." CANADIAN HISTORICAL REVIEW 67, no.4
(1986): 520-547. Assesses career of a Canadian advocate of home economics
education.
 
 2201     DeZwart, M.L. "Proving Its Worth: Jessie McLenaghen and Home
Economics in British Columbia." CANADIAN HOME ECONOMICS JOURNAL 41, no.3
(Summer 1991): 134-139.
 
 2202     Eagles, Juanita Archibald, Pye, Orien Florence, and Taylor, Clara
Mae. MARY SWARTZ ROSE, 1874-1941, PIONEER IN NUTRITION. New York: Teachers
College Press, 1979.
 
 2203     East, Marjorie. CAROLYN HUNT: PHILOSOPHER FOR HOME ECONOMICS.
University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University, Division of Occupational
and Vocational Studies, 1982.
 
 2204     Ewan, Gail. "Agnes Higgins, Nutritionist, 1911-1985, and the Montreal
Diet Dispensary." RESOURCES FOR FEMINIST RESEARCH v.15, no.3 (1986): 48-49.
 
 2205     Hayden, Dolores. "Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Kitchenless
House." RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW 21 (Fall 1979): 225-247.
 
 2206     HOME ECONOMISTS: PORTRAITS AND BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES OF THE MEN AND WOMEN
PROMINENT IN THE HOME ECONOMICS MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES. Baltimore:
American Home Economics Association, 1929.
 
 2207     Huddleson, Mary P. "Sarah Tyson Rorer -- Pioneer in Applied
Nutrition." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIAITON 26 (1950): 321-324.
Repr. in ESSAYS ON HISTORY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, pp.280-283. Ed. by
Adelia M. Beeuwkes, E. Neige Todhunter, and Emma Seifrit Weigley. Chicago:
American Dietetic Association, 1967.
 
 2208     Hunt, Caroline L. THE LIFE OF ELLEN H. RICHARDS. Boston: Whitcomb &
Barrows, 1912. This biography of Richards (1842-1911) is a useful guide to the
early home economics movement. Repr. Washinton: American Home Economics
Association, 1958.
 
 2209     MacDonald, Cheryl. ADELAIDE HOODLESS: DOMESTIC CRUSADER. Toronto:
Dundurn, 1986. Biography of advocate of home economics education.
 
 2210     MacDonald, Cheryl. "The Angel in the House: Adelaide Hoodless,
Domestic Science Crusader." BEAVER 66, no.4 (1986): 22-29. Proponent of
domestic science in Canadian schools.
 
 2211     Martin, Jane Roland. "Beecher's Homemakers." In RECLAIMING A
CONVERSATION, by Jane Roland Martin, pp.103-138. On the works of Catharine
Beecher (1800-1878), health reformer. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press,
1985.
 
 2212     Robinson, Lisa Mae. "Regulating What We Eat: Mary Engle Pennington
and the Food Research Laboratory." AGRICULTURAL HISTORY 64 (Spring 1990):
143-153.
 
 2213     Rosen, George. "Ellen H. Richards (1824-1911): Sanitary Chemist and
Pioneer of Professional Equality for Women in Health Sciences." AMERICAN
JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 64 (1974): 312-323.
 
 2214     Sklar, Kathryn Kish. CATHARINE BEECHER: A STUDY IN AMERICAN
DOMESTICITY. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1973. Documents Beecher's
involvement in 19th-century health reform movements. Bibliography.
 
 2215     Talbot, Marion. MORE THAN LORE. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,
1936. Reminiscences.
 
 2216     Weigley, Emma S. SARAH TYSON RORER: THE NATION'S INSTRUCTRESS IN
DIETETICS AND COOKERY. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1977.
 
 2217     Williams, Harold I. "Icie Gertrude Macy Hoobler (1892-1984): A
Biographical Sketch." JOURNAL OF NUTRITION 114, no.8 (August 1984): 1351-1362.
 
 2218     Yost, Edna. FRANK AND LILLIAN GILBRETH: PARTNERS FOR LIFE. New
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1949. Lillian Gilbreth was an
industrial psychologist and a household efficiency expert who applied
scientific management techniques to domestic tasks.


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