Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Mary Louise Armstrong Collection, 1936-1954

Mary Louise Armstrong (on right) offering a taste of soy foods to two other women, circa 1945. Rainier Vista Cooking School.

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MSS Armstrong

The Mary Louise Armstrong Collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings documenting Armstrong's student years at Oregon State College and her work as a Regional Home Economist for the Live Stock and Meat Board in the 1940s. Armstrong earned a BS in home economics from Oregon State in 1943.

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0.04 cubic foot, including 11 photographs; 1 box

Related Papers

The Archives' collections include extensive resources documenting home economics instruction and research at Oregon State. The papers of numerous home economists and home economics faculty are held by the Archives including Edna P. Amidon, Ava Milam Clark, Alice L. Edwards, Betty Hole, and Clara Storvick. Mortar Board Scrapbooks are also available in the Archives.

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