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Box 8: Historical File (1940-1992)

 

8:1 Portrait of Dr. Llora MaGee, 1965-66
Biography of Dr. Llora MaGee written by Sharon Saffell, including short description of portrait done by William Unger

8:2 Centennial Alumnae Banquet, 1966-67
Mrs. Warren E. Hearnes (Betty C. Hearnes) ▪ Correspondence to and from Dorothy Pearson regarding invitation to speak at banquet (4) ▪ Transcript of speech [2c] ▪ Publicity (clippings) [2c] ◙ Invitation [2c] ◙ Blank reservation sheets ◙ Banquet registration ◙ Program [2c] ◙ Letter from Neola L. Pollard of the State Department of Education to Pearson

8:3 Styles of Yesteryear: Honoring Missouri Sesquicentennial, 1971
Program [2c] ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “‘Styles Of Yesteryear’ To Be Staged At NMSC” ▪ “State Sesquicentennial to Be Observed at NEMS College” ▪ “Fashionable Dress From 1820 to 1971 To Be Modeled” ◙ Notes on garments [2c] ◙ Script [2c] ◙ “Sequence in Modeling” ◙ Note to participating schools announcing procedure and dress rehearsal ◙ Description of show; handwritten: “sent to Dr. Ryle” ◙ Letter to potential participating schools

8:4 History of the NMSU Home Economics Dept. and MHEA, 1972
Multiple drafts written by Mrs. Rose Shanight

8:5 Research Materials for Written History of Home Economics/Family
      Sciences Division, 1989
Research materials gathered by Dr. Charlotte Revelle for her written history of the Home Economics/Family Sciences division at NMSU ▪ Obituary-Dr. Llora MaGee ▪ Reminiscences about Llora MaGee as Submitted by J. Joyce Hearn, PhD ▪ Excerpt on the Division of Home Economics from Walter Ryle’s Centennial History of the Northeast Missouri State Teachers College ▪ Letter from Dr. Charlotte Revelle to Mrs. Deena V. Fowler ▪ Paperwork/correspondence regarding the call for oral interviews for the History of the Home Economics/Family Sciences Division ▪ Reminisces about experiences in home economics/family sciences

8:6 Draft of Written History of Home Economics/Family Sciences Division,
      nd

Draft of history written by Dr. Charlotte Revelle ◙ Notes and suggestions from Dr. Korslund

8:7 Written History of Home Economics/Family Sciences Division, 1989
History of the Home Economics/Family Sciences Division by Dr. Charlotte Revelle (Early Years to 1989)

8:8 “No Home for Home Economics: Educational Changes and the Decline
       of a Discipline at Northeast Missouri State University,” 2011

Student historical research paper by Elise Dunham about the division in its final 20 years

8:9 Student Papers, 1949
“Informative Labels as an Aid to the Purchaser of Clothing” by Geraldine Gosch ◙ “Academic Costume” by Geraldine Gosch

8:10 Home Management House, 1963-85
Floor plan ◙ Bank book

8:11 Student Yearbook Pictures, 1973, 1978, 1981, 1983-85
Grouped by major

8:12 1940s-1950s
Newspaper clipping (source unknown) ▪ “Baby in College while Mother Teaches” ◙ Northeast Missouri State Teachers College “Ten Years: 1937-1947” ◙ Alumnae Christmas cards (3) ◙ Alumnae wedding announcements (8) ◙ Alumna obituary ◙ Alumna accomplishment newspaper clipping ▪ Mrs. Bernard Porter ◙ Pages from Missouri Vocational Education regarding high school home economics programs ◙ Pages from Missouri Ruralist: The Farm Woman’s World ◙ Pages from Shelby County Herald regarding home economics extension programs ◙ Newspaper pages/clippings (sources unknown) ▪“Home Economics Graduates Donate Cups to the Department Collection” ▪ “18 Home Economics Teachers Meet Here” ▪ “Miss Pollard Honored”  ◙ Pages from a course catalogue ◙ Index clippings ▪ “New Dishes for Home Ec. Girls” ▪ “Foods Class Entertain with Picnic Tea and Supper” ▪ “Editor of the Index” ▪ “Know Your Campus Freshmen” ▪ “Home Economics Club Entertains Girls with Tea” ◙ The Courier-Post clipping ▪ “FHA Chapter at Stowell has Flower Show and Tea ◙ Description of a Junior High Home Economics department ◙ Alumna engagement announcement ◙ Alumna adoption announcement ◙ Express & News clippings ▪ “National 4-H Club Delegate” ▪ “Fashion Show”

8:13 1960s
Alumnae wedding announcements (10) ◙ Alumnae birth announcements (6) ◙ Alumnae engagement announcements (1) ◙ “For Newsletter” recording death of Mildred Eaton ◙ Program: “Democracy Turns the Key” ◙ Nemoscope “Home Economics Division Undergoes Many Changes” ◙ “KTVO College Program Script” ◙ Correspondence from R. L. McKinney to Dorothy Pearson regarding a series of college radio programs at KRXL ◙ Information and facts about NMSC ◙ Certification of Rose B. Shanight’s initiation to Kappa Omicron Phi ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “Mrs. Richard Brownlee Dies; 26 Years Old” ▪ Wedding announcements (7) ▪ “Verla Jerome Mikel Receives Degree” ▪ “Congratulations Barbara Cole Winner of 1967 Citizens National Bank Heifer Club” ▪ Picture of Kappa Omicron Phi ◙ Program for Centennial Home Economics Alumnae Banquet ◙ Unidentified picture ◙ Home Economics brochure ◙ Clippings (sources unknown) ▪ “Home Away From Home: Management Experience Home Economists Gain” ▪ “Matching Funds Used: Home Economics Division Establishes New Child Development Laboratory” ▪ “Centennial Homecoming Events” ▪ “Miss Tennison is Home Ec. Speaker” ▪ “Extremes In Length Mark Changes on Fashion Scene” ▪ Janet Wiles receives the 1963 MaGee Award ▪ “Home Economics is Fifty Years Old” ▪ “Choice Jobs are Offered in Home Economics Field” ◙ Course bulletins ▪ Schedule of Classes 1967-Centennial Summer-1967 ▪ “Bulletin of NMSTC: Home Economics” [2c] ◙ Northeast Missouri Teachers Association Fall Meeting program ◙ Second Installment of “History of Home Economics at K.S.T.C.” by Llora MaGee ◙ Congratulatory card from division

8:14 1970-73
Sina F. Fowler’s obituary ◙ Program-Commemorative Birthday Party for Ellen H. Richards ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “Hold Dress Revue Workshop”: 4-H ▪ “Colhecon Becomes ‘SHEA’” ▪ “Who’s Who Students accepted for 73-74 year”: Home Economics students underlined ▪ “Home Economics Programs Continue Growth Across U.S.” ◙ “Chit-Chat”: Report on the Student Member Section of MHEA Spring Banquet ◙ Governor’s proclamation declaring April 21-27 as Home Economics Week ◙ Division brochure ◙ Blue Key Bookmark

8:15 1974-75
Funny Occurances [sic] Book (Home Management House) ◙ Event programs ▪ Kaleidoscope of Home Economics: Hospitality Night [2c] ▪ Annual [?] Banquet ▪ NMSU Honor Awards Program ▪ Missouri Home Economics Association: Reach Out for a Better World (52nd Conference) ▪ Your Child’s Experiences ▪ Carousel of Home Economics ▪ Centennial Home Economics Alumnae Banquet ▪ Holiday Fashions ▪ 1974 Figure Fashions ◙ Invitations ▪ Surprise farewell party for Miss Geraldine Gosch ▪ NMSU Alumni Hour at MHEA meeting ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “Library hosts three displays” ▪ “Home Ec. division aims for better communication” ▪ “NMSU Offering Class In Flower Arranging” ▪ “Child development display” ▪ “Student teachers meeting” ▪ “Who’s Who is chosen” ▪ “Management house applies classroom skill” ▪ “Kirksville Windmill: Water Pumper, Conversation Topic” ▪ “Division to start internship program” ▪ “Three NMSU Home Economics Seniors Honored” ▪ Picture of farewell party for Miss Geraldine Gosch [2c] ▪ “Workshop On Historical Housing Offered By NMSU” ▪ “Home economics Plans workshop” ▪ “Three NMSU Home Economics Seniors Honored” ◙ Postcard to Lydia Inman from Charlotte [Revelle] ◙ Birth announcement ◙ Lucemobile Comes to Kirksville ◙ Letter from Dr. Llora MaGee ◙ Brochure for historical housing workshop [2c] ◙ Across Our Doorstep by the American Home Finding Association

8:16 1976
Newspaper clipping ▪ “Stella Walker Funeral Rites are Scheduled” ◙ Program ▪ Laying of the Cornerstones of the Natatorium and the Administration-Humanities Building ◙ Invitation ▪ Birthday party in honor of Ellen H. Richards

8:17 1977
Event programs ▪ Home Economics “Puts It All Together”: Hospitality Night ▪ Historical Housing ▪ Twentieth Joseph Baldwin Lecture: Service Recognition Ceremony ▪ Honor Awards ▪ Garden Party Fashion Show ▪ Northeast Missouri High School Academic Festival (includes faculty correspondence) ◙ Clippings ▪ Obituary-Alumna Marilyn Newcomb ▪ “Tea honors Shanight” ▪ “In Home Economics”-Charlotte Wallinga ▪ “Elsie Williams To Get Citation” ▪ Obituary-Alumni Louise Woodruff ▪ Birth announcement-Mr. and Mrs. Tyron Jack Ward ▪ “Home Economics Seminar” ▪ “Crafty Corner” ▪ “KHS Class of 1924” ▪ “Students to Present Fashion Show” ▪ “Home Economics Students To Hold Fashion Show” ◙ Public relations brochure [2c] ◙ Copy of Index Dec. 1, 1977 ◙ Northeast Today ▪ Nov. 28 ◙ “Golden Opportunities at NMSU” [2c] ◙ Pages from Today’s Farmer ◙ “A Tribute” by Marilyn Caselman to Louis Woodruff ◙ Pictures from other bulletins about ▪ Food management, production and service ▪ Home Economics ▪ Child development ◙ Class presentation/advertisement brochure ▪ HE 200 Art Needlework: Southern European ◙ Brochure for Junior College Honorary Scholarship ◙ Course advertisement ▪ HE 460 The Aging Consumer ◙ Invitations ▪ “Garden Party” Fashion Show ▪ Retirement party for Miss Elizabeth Wilson ▪ Who’s Who reception ▪ HE 410 tea ▪ Don’t Clown Around: Pick a Career in Home Economics ◙ Don’t Clown Around: Pick a Career in Home Economics (student handbook) ◙ Index Home Economics spread

8:18 1978
Northeast Today
  ▪ Dec. 4 ▪ Sept. 28 ▪ Sept. 7 ▪ June 21 ▪ April 24 ▪ April 13 ▪ April 6 ▪ March 20 ▪ March 16 ◙ Event programs ▪ Honor Awards ▪ NMSU Certificate Commencement ▪ Halloween Party ▪ Ellen Richards’ birthday ▪ FHA/HERO Conference ▪ Circus [2c] ▪ Army ROTC Awards Ceremony ▪ “Then is Now” Fashion Show ▪ Home Economics Senior Awards Banquet ◙ List of ROTC honorees ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ Picture of women honored at Kirksville Business and Professional Women’s Club meeting ▪ “Home Economics Scholarship” (Pearson) ▪ Article on family representing Adair county at MO State Fair ▪ “Region FHA Meeting Held At NMSU” ▪ “FFA-HERO Conference Registration” ▪ “Ellen H. Richards Day” ▪ “Who’s Who” ▪ “Cake Winners” ▪ “Former Student is Killed” ▪ “FHA-Hero” ▪ “Opening Session” (FHA/HERO) ▪ “FHA-HERO State Executive Council” ▪ “FHA State Conference Honorees” ▪ “Eight NMSU Faculty Members Given Promotions” ▪ “90 NMSU Certificate Students Are Graduated” ▪ “NMSU Will Honor 9 Retirees With Emeritus Status” ▪ “Noma Blanche Glahn Scholarship” ▪ “Rose Shanight To Be Honored At Reception” ▪ “Dorothy Pearson Presents Program” ▪ “Dr. Karen Craig is Named to Extension Post” ▪ “School Lunch Workshop ▪ “Current fashions Featured in show” ◙ Class presentation/advertisement brochures ▪ Art Needlework HE 200 (2) ▪ Clothing Engineering HE 100 ◙ Invitations ▪ Post-Homecoming parade coffee ▪ Ellen H. Richards birthday reception ▪ Brunch ▪ “Then is Now” Fashion Show ▪ Mrs. Rose Shanight’s retirement reception [2c] ◙ Public relations brochures (2) [2c each] ◙ The President’s Newsletter 1978 ▪ April 13

8:19 1979
Microwave booklet-tips for parties ◙ Public relations ▪ Brochure on summer offerings (classes, workshops, nursery school) [2c] ▪ Eat Well for Less panel discussion poster ▪ Silk Flowers non-credit workshop flier ▪ Graduate study questionnaire ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “New Stamp” (Betty Lamp) ▪ “Homecoming Event Winners at NMSU are Listed” ▪ “Deep concentration”: latch hook rug ▪ “Consumer Panel” ▪ “Panhellenic Officers” ▪ “List Winners at Fair in Household Arts, Science” ▪ Obituary-Alumna Gail Vail ▪ Piece on Mathes family’s livestock ▪ “Cookout King” ▪ “Perkins Appliance is Under New Ownership” ▪ “Make it Yourself” (MO Sheep Producers)  ◙ Event programs ▪ We’re Ready for the 80’s Fashion Show [2c] ▪ Home Economics Spring Banquet ▪ Honor Awards ▪ Twenty-Eighth Annual Parents’ Day ◙ Event programs ▪ We’re Ready for the 80’s Fashion Show [2c] ▪ Home Economics Spring Banquet ▪ Honor Awards ▪ Twenty-Eighth Annual Parents’ Day ◙ Invitations ▪ Ellen H. Richard’s Day Open House ▪ We’re Ready for the 80’s Fashion Show ◙ Class presentation/advertisement brochure ▪ Clothing Engineering: Lingerie HE 100 ◙ Birth announcement ◙ Pages from course catalog [?] ◙ Northeast Today 1979 ▪ July 16 ▪ May 7 ▪ March 15 ▪ March 26 ◙ Itinerary for Patty Lake’s Visit

8:20 1980
Tentative calendar of division events ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “1981 Colleague of the Year” ▪ “Local to Attend Home Ec. Meeting, Nashville, TN” ▪ “Mini-Commencement” ▪ “Computer Aids Children At Vo-Tech School” ▪ “Lions Program” (Pearson) ▪ “Sarah Meneely honored” ▪ “Home Economics Scholarship” ▪ “Awards: 54 honors presented Wednesday” ▪ “NMSU Kindergarten” ▪ “Area Spring Festival” ◙ International Federation for Home Economics brochure ◙ Public Relations ▪ HE 571 summer interim course advertisement [2c] ▪ HE 520 The Family and Consumer Law brochure [2c] ▪ “Your Financial Institutions: What can they do for You?” panel discussion ad ◙ Event programs ▪ Draping Design Fashion Show ▪ Honor Awards ◙ Home Economics Word Search Puzzle ◙ The Pershing Directory

8:21 1981-82
Class presentation/advertisement brochures ▪ “Medley of Fashion”-CTR 300 Fashion Merchandising ▪ Stitch Around the World-CTR 200B Art Needlework ◙ Class advertisement ▪ CTR 303-Children’s Clothing ◙
Northeast Today ▪ Apr. 26, 1982 ▪ Jan. 5, 1981 ▪ Nov. 9, 1981 ▪ July 26, 1982 ▪ July 12, 1982 ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ “What a racket” (Medley of Fashion) ▪ “ ‘President McClain cordially invites you to breakfast’ ” ▪ “Peggy has packed a lot into her 3-excuse me-4 years at NMSU” ▪ “Alum brings child care to high school” ▪ “Washington intern learning consumer tips first-hand” ▪ “Students: lose weight but not nutritional value” ▪ “NMSU Awards Degrees to 917” ▪
  “Team Teachers” (free parenting classes) ▪  “Fewer freshmen want to be home economics teachers” ◙ Event programs ▪ Northeast Missouri Home, and Leisure Show ▪ MHEA 59th Annual State Meeting ◙ Professional Day ▪ Itinerary ▪  Agenda ◙ Invitations ▪ SMS-MHEA Spring Banquet 1981 ▪ SMS-MHEA Spring Banquet 1982 ▪ Home Economics Senior Graduation Reception [2c] ▪  Kappa Omicron Phi Founder’s Day Banquet ◙ Letter to Dr. Inman regarding students’ plans to attend the state SMS/MHEA meeting ◙ Public relations ▪ Brochure [2c] ▪ Make it with Wool Fashion Show ◙ Pages from a Parents Day booklet ◙ Outstanding Senior Directory, 1981 ◙ Catalogue pages ▪ Child Development ▪ Clothing and Textiles Retailing ▪ Vocational Home Economics ▪ Home Economics

8:22 1983-85
Newspaper clippings ▪ “35 College Seniors Named to ‘Who’s Who’”▪ NMSU retirees ▪ “The Start of the Show”: fashion show ◙ ◙ Programs ▪ Recognition ceremony for Dr. Lydia Inman ▪ Olivene K. Baker’s Retirement Day Correspondence between Dr. Lois Korslund to Dr. Charlotte Revelle regarding alumni embroidery pieces ◙ Invitation to reception for new Division Head and faculty members ◙ Northeast Today-Home Economics news highlighted (2) ◙ Invitation to Senior Banquet/Awards Ceremony ◙ Academic Festival planning/correspondence ◙ Parents’ Day form ◙ FHA/HERO STAR Events ▪ Certificate ▪ Evaluation Process ▪ Event Lead Consultant’s Worksheets ▪ Lists of Awards ▪ Illustrated Talks Tally Summary Sheets ▪ Illustrated Talks Event (guidelines)

8:23 1986-87
Important dates for 1986-87 ◙ Nemoscope Winter 1987 [2c] ◙ Clippings ▪ “Clothing reflects Missouri culture” ◙ Announcement of Shawn Shaffer’s (alumna) Bridal and Formal Shoppe Opening ▪ “Homecoming Display of Historic Costumes and the Geraldine Gosch Doll Collection” ▪ “Trading Places” ▪  “Dr. Ruth Towne” (Lecturing on changes in college fashion) [2c] ▪  “NMSU Students were Inducted” (Who’s Who) ▪ Outstanding Senior in Vocational Home Economics recipient ▪ Outstanding Senior in CTR recipient ▪  “Family Sciences adds new alternatives to curriculum” ▪ “Regional Meeting held in Kirksville (FHA) ▪ Outstanding Senior ▪ “Kirksville campus visitors” ◙ Northeast Today ▪ Dec.7, 1987 ▪ Aug. 18, 1987 (pp.1-2) [2c] ◙ Announcement of funeral arrangements for Kathryn Struble ◙ Wedding announcement Lesa Mason and Bradley Smith ◙ Unknown issue of Northeast Today in which Patrice Thomsen is noted for publishing an article ◙ Invitations ▪ Costume showing at the Home Management House ◙ Public relations ▪ Poster-The Division of Family Sciences Presents “A Summer of Opportunities” ◙ Home Economics mission ◙ Event program ▪ Family Sciences Spring Banquet  ◙ Family Sciences Spring Banquet Recognition

8:24 1988-89
Welcome New Students! ▪ Activities Fair invitation ▪ Lists of intercollegiate sports and music performing ensembles ◙ Patrice Thomsen’s business card ◙ Newspaper clippings ▪ Dr. Lydia Inman marriage ▪ Senior Award/scholarship recipient announcements (3) ▪ FHE/HERO Honors for high school student ▪ “Iowan is named nanny, by George (Bush)”: alumna ▪ “Dr. Charlotte Revelle Attends World Home Economics Congress” ◙ Northeast Today-Home Economics news highlighted ▪ Feb. 15 ▪ Apr. 25 ▪ Dec. 5 ▪ Jan. 16  ▪ Feb. 20 ▪ March 13 ▪  March 20 ◙ Event program ▪ President’s Banquet [2c] ◙ Announcement of funeral arrangements for Kathryn Struble ◙ Invitation to Dr. Korslund’s home for hot dogs ◙ Thank you card from the family of Dr. Pearson

8:25 1990-92
Newspaper clippings ▪ Outstanding Senior in Family Sciences ▪ “Week of the Young Child” ▪ “Dr. Shirley Baugher to Speak at Family Science Banquet” ▪ “NMSU Family Sciences Spring Banquet Held”  ▪ “NMSU is Advised to Review Programs” ▪ “Outstanding Senior in Family Sciences” ◙ Christmas card from Jack & Sue Magruder ◙ Letter from an alumna ◙ Pages from a course catalog ◙ Proposed 1991-92 Academic Calendar


 

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