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Ua1c2/40 Home Management House Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/40 Home Management House Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Home Management House.


Ua94/6/2/14 Annie Reis Personal Papers, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua94/6/2/14 Annie Reis Personal Papers, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Annie Reis during her years as a student at Western Kentucky State Normal School.


Ua61/4 Health & Human Services Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua61/4 Health & Human Services Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Consumer & Family Sciences Department, includes publications and event file.


Ua64/23 College Of Education & Behavioral Sciences Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua64/23 College Of Education & Behavioral Sciences Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Consumer & Family Sciences Department.

  • Series 1. Administrative File
  • Series 2. Publications
  • Series 3. Events
  • Series 4. Phi Upsilon Omicron


Ua60/1 Applied Arts & Health Home Economics & Family Living, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua60/1 Applied Arts & Health Home Economics & Family Living, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the department of UA60/1 Home Economics & Family Living.

  • Series 1 Administrative File
  • Series 2 Publications
  • Series 3 Events
  • Series 4 Future Homemakers of America


Ua61/4 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 2006

Ua61/4 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua61/4 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 2005

Ua61/4 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua61/4 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 2004

Ua61/4 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 2001

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Consumer & Family Sciences Spring Update, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Apr 2001

Ua64/23 Consumer & Family Sciences Spring Update, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Consumer & Family Sciences Spring Update is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 2000

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 1999

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 - Fashion Show Programs, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Jan 1999

Ua64/23 - Fashion Show Programs, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Fashion programs for 1991-1999.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 1998

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 1996

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Oct 1995

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Sep 1994

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Mar 1993

Ua64/23 Linkages, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Linkages is the official alumni newsletter of the WKU Department of Consumer & Family Sciences.


Quicksand Craft Center: Documentation & Analysis Of A Handweaving Program In Vest, Kentucky, Deborah Champion Apr 1989

Quicksand Craft Center: Documentation & Analysis Of A Handweaving Program In Vest, Kentucky, Deborah Champion

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Data on the handweaving program at the Quicksand Craft Center in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky were compiled and analyzed. Four areas--history of the craft program, business organization and financial structure, weave patterns of goods woven and sold by the craft center, and weavers employed in the program --were examined to assess the success of the program in the local community. Factors in the four areas examined contributed to the success of the program. The benevolence, perseverance, and co-operation of the founders, directors and community members involved with the craft center have been largely responsible for the continued success ...


Ua64/23 - Fashion Show Programs, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences Jan 1989

Ua64/23 - Fashion Show Programs, Wku Consumer & Family Sciences

WKU Archives Records

Fashion show programs for 1981-1990.


Earth Sheltered Housing In Warren County, Kentucky: Description Of Housing Units & Determinants Of Residents' Satisfaction, Peggy Wallace May 1988

Earth Sheltered Housing In Warren County, Kentucky: Description Of Housing Units & Determinants Of Residents' Satisfaction, Peggy Wallace

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The known population of earth sheltered houses in Warren County, Kentucky were studied (a) to document building materials and techniques utilized, (b) to describe the residents demographically and document their attitudes regarding satisfaction with earth sheltered housing, and (c) to determine reasons for building and resources utilized in financing and planning, as well as problems encountered in regard to the earth sheltered house.

Data on 21 housing units were collected through personal interviews. Data analysis was accomplished using contingency tables, chi-squares, Pearson's product-moment correlation, and multiple stepwise regression.

The earth sheltered house found to provide residents with high satisfaction ...


Kentucky Women : Classroom Activities, Nancy Disher Baird Jan 1988

Kentucky Women : Classroom Activities, Nancy Disher Baird

Teacher Resources: Kentucky History

No abstract provided.


Energy-Efficient Clothing, Interior Architecture And Furnishing Designs: Consumer Attitudes, Acceptability Levels And Preferences, Barbara Parks Aug 1982

Energy-Efficient Clothing, Interior Architecture And Furnishing Designs: Consumer Attitudes, Acceptability Levels And Preferences, Barbara Parks

Home Economics and Family Living Theses

Energy-efficient designs in clothing, interior architecture and furnishings were evaluated (a) to assess consumers’ attitudes toward the designs, (b) to compare acceptability levels of participants who were knowledgeable in the home energy field with those who were less knowledgeable and (c) to determine if consumers had a preference for using housing, clothing or furnishings in meeting their thermal comfort needs. Four designs generated by the University of Tennessee-Energy Design competition were evaluated: a leisure outfit, a lounging dress, a water-storage collector (room divider and coffee tables) and a solar waterbed. Rogers and Shoemaker’s perceived attributes of innovations model (relative ...


Development Of An Introductory Food Manual, Frances Haydon Oct 1977

Development Of An Introductory Food Manual, Frances Haydon

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Based on the need for a food manual for the introductory food course at Western Kentucky University, several .manuals from other sources were reviewed. None was found which met the need. the Food Science course, so it was decided that a manual would be developed at Western.

The purpose of the manual was to incorporate experiences which could meet the needs of any student taking the course either as an elective or as a program requirement. Since there is only one introductory course to serve all students who are interested in learning basic food preparation skills, such a manual was ...


A Kentucky Dressmaker, Mrs. A.H. (Carrie) Taylor: An Examination Of Her Role In Fashion At The Turn Of The Century, Janice Centers Jul 1977

A Kentucky Dressmaker, Mrs. A.H. (Carrie) Taylor: An Examination Of Her Role In Fashion At The Turn Of The Century, Janice Centers

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

One dressmaker, Mrs. A. H. Taylor of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was studied in order to draw attention to the role of the dressmaker in American fashion. A biography of Mrs. A. H. Taylor and the business history were compiled; available designs were analyzed in relation to current fashion; and an investigation of the business organization was made. It was found that the dressmaking establishment played an important role in the lives of women of that time period. Fashionable custom fit clothing was made available to local residents and to mail-order customers. The establishment was one of the few businesses which ...


Problems Of Clothing Elementary School Age Children In Families Of Low- And Middle-Socioeconomic Status In Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Comparisons And Recommendations, Kay Grise May 1977

Problems Of Clothing Elementary School Age Children In Families Of Low- And Middle-Socioeconomic Status In Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Comparisons And Recommendations, Kay Grise

Home Economics and Family Living Theses

The study was designed to determine the problems that low and middle socioeconomic status families have in clothing their elementary school-age children. Comparisons were made of the consumer buying attitudes and practices of mothers of elementary school-age children from middle-and low-socioeconomic status families in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Differences between the groups were measured on a 92- item Likert scale questionnaire on the variables-planned buying, appropriateness, conformity, labeling, faulty merchandise, care, serviceability, comfort, and versatility. One-way analysis of variance was used to determine significant differences. The middle socioeconomic group indicated a more knowledgeable attitude on all the scales. Data from personal ...


Ua12/2/1 Spring Fashions, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1977

Ua12/2/1 Spring Fashions, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Special edition of the College Heights Herald regarding fashion.

  • Kerrick, Sara. Hair Clips, Simple Chains Add Accent
  • Sanders, Linda. Old Jeans, Remnants Provide Materials for Creative Fashions
  • Ribar, Richard. Jeans, T-Shirts are Always In on the Hill
  • Owen, Karen. Diets: Students Try to Get Winter Bodies in Summer Clothes
  • Hepp, Jan. Eye-Catching, Comfortable Shoes Essential Part of Spring Wardrobe
  • Spring and Perfume are in the Air
  • Wildman, Judy. Gowns, Traditional or Contemporary, are Special Choices for Spring Brides
  • Old Shirts Passe; Stylish Sleep Water Includes Teddy
  • Sanders, Linda. Three-Piece Suit, “Create-A-Dress” Perfect for the Elegant Couple
  • Mears, Teresa. There’s ...


Ua12/2/41 Cookbook, Wku Student National Education Association Jan 1971

Ua12/2/41 Cookbook, Wku Student National Education Association

Student Organizations

Cookbook published as fundraiser for WKU's Student National Education Association. Includes recipes obtained from students and faculty.


Ua60/1 Home Economics - Faculty Meeting Minutes, Wku Home Economics Oct 1967

Ua60/1 Home Economics - Faculty Meeting Minutes, Wku Home Economics

WKU Archives Records

Meeting minutes of WKU Home Economics faculty regarding construction of new building and home management house. Curriculum for Dietetics & Institution Administration also included.


Ua37/23 Whas Broadcast No. 53, Whas, Western Kentucky University, Earl Moore Feb 1937

Ua37/23 Whas Broadcast No. 53, Whas, Western Kentucky University, Earl Moore

WKU Archives Records

Script for weekly WKU broadcast on WHAS radio. This show included Earl Moore, Helen Albritton, Frank Baird, Lotta Day, Ruth Everson, Pauline Tyree, Mildred Fortenberry, Marie Adams, Clara Lowenstein and Adeline Church.