Began as a talk show in 1924; the magazine was started in 1940 covering home stories, recipes, household tips, child-rearing advice and comments on current events.
Mary B. Welch was the wife of the first president of Iowa State College (University), and head of the Department of Domestic Economy at Iowa State from 1875 to 1883.Mary B. Welch finding aid
A well written cookbook by Hattie A. Burr, The Women's Suffrage Cook Book
contained recipes favorites, household tips, and instructions for taking care of the ill.
Mary B. Welch developed and implemented the Department of Domestic Economy at Iowa State in 1875. The course combined elements of chemistry, botany, physiology, geology, and physics that applied to domestic economy.Mary B. Welch finding aid
A cookbook complied by Mrs. L. O. Kleber; contributors included several well know feminists, including Carrie Chapman Catt. Letters from state governors that had already passed laws for female suffrage were also included.