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Home Economics--United States--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note:

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0794

The Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection contains recipe booklets, periodicals, pamphlets, books, and recipe cards related to twentieth-century American foodways. The collection is a rich source of materials from corporations, trade associations, and government agencies that highlight contemporary ideas about advertising, nutrition, and household technology.

Dates: 1904-2015

Jones-Minsinger gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0788

The Jones-Minsinger Gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection contains recipe booklets and advertisements promoting Jell-O and Royal-brand gelatin as well as other convenience foods dating from the 1910s to the 1980s.

Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Marion H. Steele papers

Identifier: MSS 0439

The papers of Marion H. Steele, former managing editor of the Journal of Home Economics and University of Delaware graduate.

Dates: 1906-1999; Majority of material found within 1923-1985

F.L. Toppin collection of branded product cookbooks and recipes, 1920s-1950s

Identifier: MSS 0830

This collection consists of cookbooks, recipe booklets, and newspaper clippings with household hints incorporating brand-name products, dating from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Dates: approximately 1920s-1950s