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Morgan, Agnes Fay

Patricia B. Swan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Medicine and Health. 1191 words.

Morgan, Agnes Fay (04 May 1884–20 July 1968), nutrition scientist and home economics administrator, was born Jane Agnes Fay in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Irish immigrants Patrick...

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Norton, Alice Peloubet

Sarah Stage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education. 961 words.

Norton, Alice Peloubet (25 February 1860–23 February 1928), home economics educator, was born Mary Alice Peloubet near Gloucester, Massachusetts, the daughters of Francis Nathan Peloubet, a...

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Parloa, Maria

Sarah Stage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 841 words.

Parloa, Maria (25 September 1843–21 August 1909), teacher of cooking and pioneer in home economics education, was born in Massachusetts; no records have been found of her parentage or exact...

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Richardson, Anna Euretta

Stephanie A. Carpenter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education. 1371 words.

Richardson, Anna Euretta (05 September 1883–03 February 1931), home economist and educator, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of William H. Richardson and Euretta Miller....

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Roberts, Lydia Jane

Patricia B. Swan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Medicine and Health; Education. 1148 words.

Roberts, Lydia Jane (30 June 1879–28 May 1965), home economics educator and nutritionist, was born in Hope Township, Barry County, Michigan, the daughter of Warren Roberts, a carpenter, and...

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Talbot, Marion

Rosalind Rosenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 866 words.

Talbot, Marion (31 July 1858–20 October 1948), university administrator and home economics pioneer, was born in Thun, Switzerland, the daughter of Emily Fairbanks Talbot, a champion of...

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White, Edna Noble

Robert E. Buchta.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 1314 words.

White, Edna Noble (03 June 1879–04 May 1954), home economics and child development educator, was born in Fairmount, Illinois, the daughter of Alexander L. White, a prominent local...

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Woolman, Mary Raphael Schenck

Cecil Kirk Hutson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education. 1208 words.

Woolman, Mary Raphael Schenck (26 April 1860–01 August 1940), educator and author, was born in Camden, New Jersey, the daughter of Joseph Schenck, a physician, and Martha McKeen. As a child...

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