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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.


Ua64/23 Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua64/23 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


Ua61/4 Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku University Archives Jan 2011

Ua61/4 Consumer & Family Sciences, Wku University Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

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


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

Ua60/1 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


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 ...


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.


Ua12/2/1 Normal Heights, Vol. 3, No. 2, Western Kentucky University Apr 1919

Ua12/2/1 Normal Heights, Vol. 3, No. 2, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter and course catalog published bi-monthly. This issue focuses on the Summer School and veterans of World War I.


Ua12/2/1 Normal Heights, Vol. 2, No. 3, Western Kentucky University Apr 1918

Ua12/2/1 Normal Heights, Vol. 2, No. 3, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter and course catalog promoting Western Kentucky University. This issue focuses on summer school.


Ua12/2/1 Western Normal Letter, Vol. 1, No. 7, Western Kentucky University Oct 1916

Ua12/2/1 Western Normal Letter, Vol. 1, No. 7, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Home Economics Number of recruitment newsletter issued by WKU.


Ua94/6/1 Julia Hayes Student Papers, Julia Hayes Jan 1915

Ua94/6/1 Julia Hayes Student Papers, Julia Hayes

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Domestic Science notebook created by Julia Hayes for Iva Scott's 1915 Home Economics class which met from 10:10 to 12:00. Includes information on supplies used for the class, instructions for sewing assignments and images of the finished projects.


Ua94/6/2/14 Domestic Science Notebook, Annie Reis Jan 1914

Ua94/6/2/14 Domestic Science Notebook, Annie Reis

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Domestic Science notebook kept by student Annie Reis regarding fashion design. The notebook includes her sketches of clothing and costumes as well as information regarding beauty, self-image, body types, accessories, hairstyles and children's clothing.


Ua94/6/2/14 Domestic Science Notebook, Annie Reis Jan 1913

Ua94/6/2/14 Domestic Science Notebook, Annie Reis

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Domestic Science notebook kept by student Annie Reis regarding crocheting and embroidery. Includes samples of work created by Reis and patterns for underwear and sleeves.


Ua60/1 Book Of Instructions In Domestic Science In Warren County Schools, Wku Domestic Sciences & Domestic Arts Jan 1912

Ua60/1 Book Of Instructions In Domestic Science In Warren County Schools, Wku Domestic Sciences & Domestic Arts

WKU Archives Records

WKU. Book of Instructions in Domestic Science in Warren County Schools, 1912 by Iva Scott, Mary McNamara, Daisy O'Dell, Lillie Pope, Ida Judd, Daisy Horne, Virginia Hudson, Carrye Runner and Emery White. Includes list of Farmers' Bulletins and patterns for a towel, potholder, pencil case, apron and sewing stitches. Original housed in UA60/1 Home Economics and Family Living Box 1.