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A Way Of Living Study Of Thirty Families In Divernon, Illinois, Lucy A. Parkey Aug 1940

A Way Of Living Study Of Thirty Families In Divernon, Illinois, Lucy A. Parkey

Masters Theses

Introduction:

This is a study of thirty families living in Divernon, Illinois and the surrounding area. The aim is to picture the homes; their furnishings; the size of the families; the education, religion, social and physical conditions; the incomes and their savings and investments.

The subject was selected because the investigator felt the information learned might help her when planning a course of study in home economics for the Divernon Township High School. She felt that her teaching might become more effective if the home economics course of study was planned to meet the needs of the particular community.

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