Oral Histories

Interview of Blanche Noble Baker

Subtitle:
UCLA Student Leaders: Blanche Noble Baker
Series:
UCLA Student Leaders
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Interviewer:
Gist, David P.
Interviewee:
Baker, Blanche Noble
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series document the experiences and activities of student leaders at UCLA beginning in 1919, when the institution was named University of California, Southern Branch. This series was funded in part by Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA).
Abstract:
Early school and church activities; career options for women; women in the business world; moves to California; attends University of Southern California; transfers to University of California, Southern Branch; majors in home economics; campus social life; behavior codes for male and female students; Phi Omega Pi; Omicron Nu, national honorary society of home economics students; home economics as an academic discipline; teaching home economics for the Los Angeles Unified School District; gradual phasing out of home economics courses; alumni activities at UCLA.