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The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 39, Issue 3

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Have You Lost Your Marbles?
( 2017-08-16) Armstrong Wolf, Carol ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Maybe Mom tucked them away after you outgrew those neighborhood tournaments. Do take those old playmates out of retirement! They're the beginnings of some colorful and unique bracelets.

Dishpan Hands Soon Obsolete
( 2017-08-16) Beecher, Beth ; Sandberg, Ellie ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

"Dishpan hands will soon be replaced by push-button fingers." This statement was heard by approximately 5,000 home economists at the 50th Anniversary Convention of the American Home Economics Association in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this past summer, June 23-26.

Imagination + Independence Encouraged By Honors Program
( 2017-08-16) Shellenbarger, Carol ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Scholastically superior students may meet the challenge of individual study and research as a part of the Home Economics "Honors Program."

The Iowa Homemaker vol.39A, no.3
( 2017-08-16) Davis, Rachel ; Gibson, Jane ; Shellenbarger, Carol ; Houser, Diane ; Wolf, Carol ; Keeney, Marty ; Beecher, Beth ; Guernsey, Suzanne ; Stoner, Mary ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Halloween-Time for Fanciful Goodies, Rachel Davis, page 5

Checkerboard Summer, Jane Gibson, page 6

Imagination + Independence Encouraged By Honors Program, Carol Shellenbarger, page 8

Honoraries Stress Scholarship, Diane Houser, page 9

Have You Lost Your Marbles?, Carol Armstrong Wolf, page 10

Add a Jibber to Your Wardrobe, Marty Keeney, page 12

Dishpan Hands Soon Obsolete, Beth Beecher, page 13

Key to Personality – Your Walk, Suzanne Guernsey, page 14

How Do You Rate With Your Professor?, Mary Stoner, page 15

What’s Going On, page 18

Halloween- Time for Fanciful Goodies
( 2017-08-16) Davis, Rachel ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Our custom of observing the night of October 31 as Halloween comes from American colonial times, when it was popular to observe Allhallows and All Souls. The colonists gathered at their farm homes to carry on folk customs such as ducking for apples, throwing apple peelings over their shoulders to find the initials of their future bridegrooms, and roasting nuts on the hearth. They discovered that the American pumpkins were excellent for making jack-o'lanterns, so started the traditional carved pumpkin faces that glow at night.