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Ava Milam Clark and Jesse C. Clark Photographic Collection, ca. 1890-1968

Home Economics Laboratory at Ginling College, 1947.  Note the oven made of Standard Oil cans on the left and behind it a little charcoal stove. These were the only stoves available to the cooking class.

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P 152

The Ava Milam Clark and Jesse C. Clark Photographic Collection consists of personal photographs taken or collected by Ava Milam and Jesse C. Clark, most notably an album from Ava Milam's 1948 trip to China and Japan. Milam served as Dean of the School of Home Economics at Oregon State College from 1917 until 1950; she married Jesse Clark in 1952.

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Scope and Content Note


0.2 cubic ft.; approx. 120 prints and 5 color slides


All of the non-album photographs have been assigned individual item numbers (P152:01-P152:34 and P152:36-P152:37). The photograph album has been assigned the number P152:35.

Related Papers

The Ava Milam Clark Papers provide extensive documentation of the personal and professional activities of both Milam and Clark and include many photographs.

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