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Date: June, 1965
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31761
Description: Home Economics students hard at work in a baking class at Jamaica Vocational High School.
Authors: Queens College
Date: November 7, 1947
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17673
Description: Eula Bee Corban, instructor of the experimental cooking class at Queens College, serves a sampling of meat substitutes to a "testing committee" of colleagues. Seated from left to right are Howard Knag ... More
Authors: Carol Brock
Date: January 1947
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19382
Description: Carol Brock pours coffee or tea at a January, 1947, meeting of the Queens College Home Economics Alumnae Association, of which she was president. Standing left to right are Prof. Margaret A. Gram, cha ... More
Date: Time Period: 1923 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19381
Description: Carol Lang Brock was born in Corona but spent most of her childhood in Beechhurst. After graduating from Queens College with a degree in home economics, she began a highly successful career in food jo ... More
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 1944
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19380
Description: Carol Brock recalls her years as a Home Economics major at Queens College in the 1940s. Two of her professors played an important role in helping her land her first job, at Good Housekeeping magazine.
Date: April 14, 1957
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22604
Description: A Queens College Home Economics student melts wax over a stove burner, in preparation for decorating Easter eggs.
Date: December 20, 1966
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31700
Description: Jamaica High School PTA president Martha K. Zelman observes the poor conditions of a home economics classroom in the school.
Authors: Queens College
Date: 1940s
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17674
Description: This aerial photo shows the Queens College campus in its early years. At the forefront is Jefferson Hall; the Home Economics building is the small white building near the upper right.
Authors: Carol Brock
Date: March 12, 2015
Subject: Portraits
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19378
Description: Carol Brock is a lifelong Queens resident, she grew up in Beechhurst and has lived for many years in Douglas Manor. Her early experiences with her family's gardens, as well as her Home Economics studi ... More
Date: Time Period: circa 1944
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22238
Description: Edna Davis tells her grandson Chris Mazura about her time in junior high school, which included home ec. class and sewing her own graduation gown. She also shares memories of growing up Lutheran and b ... More
Date: April 14, 1957
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22576
Description: Queens College professor Margaret Gram (right) arranges an Easter party centerpiece in her Home Economics class, assisted by graduate student Mrs. Sid Deutsch.
Language: English
Identifier: aql:173
Description: The Good Citizenship League Records (1891-1998, 28 boxes, 12.3 cubic feet) document its creation, events, political action, outreach, community development and eventual demise in the form of annual re ... More
Language: English
Identifier: aql:404
Description: The Twentieth Century Club of Richmond Hill was an organization that promoted the beautification and upkeep of the Richmond Hill community in Queens. Founded in 1898 and incorporated in 1903 the organ ... More
Date: January 1946
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17121
Description: January 1946 edition of Archway, the yearbook of Richmond Hill High School. A selection of pages from the yearbook was digitized.
Full Text: Full Text
Date: 1935 - 1955
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:23895
Description: Portraits - Dr. Charles Copeland Smith - Newspaperman, radio commentator, and lecturer, Dr. Smith was educated at the University of Manchester, England.