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American Home Economics Association

Home economics as a profession developed from conferences at Lake Placid, New York, beginning in 1889. The American Home Economics Association was founded in 1909 by Ellen Swallow Richards, a pioneering chemist and professor who became the organization's first president. Richards ...

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