The house and what it signifies in family
life; typified in
pioneer and colonial homes, the Centers
of industry and
Ellen H. Richards (1842-1911), a chemist and leader in applied science, was instrumental in creating the field of home economics and in broadening opportunities for women in science education.Contribu...
Ellen Swallow Richards was an applied scientist, sanitary chemist, and the founder of home economics . For twenty-seven years she was employed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where...