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The Betty Lamp carried The colonial homemaker carried on her household tasks through dark hours by the light of the Betty Lamp and to honor their forebears the American Home Economics Association selected the Betty Lamp as it's emblem.
The colonial homemaker carried on her household tasks through dark hours by the light of the Betty Lamp and to honor their forebears the American Home Economics Association selected the Betty Lamp as it’s emblem.

SC ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE RECORDS, 1914-2010 (Accession 22, Accession 180)

This collection is a valuable source on Family and Consumer Science history in South Carolina during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This collection contains records created by the organization, including correspondence, minutes, meetings, reports, handbooks, financial records, newsletters, constitution and by-laws, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia, as well as information about the organization’s annual meeting, various committees within the organization and the College Club Section of the organization. There is also a reference file that includes information about the national organization to which the South Carolina organization belongs, the American Home Economics Association (AHEA). Included in the reference file is information about AHEA’s history, annual meetings and various committees of which members of the South Carolina Association of Family and Consumer Science were a part.

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