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Jean Martin of Garden City practices her ironing
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Jean Martin of Garden City practices her ironing technique while Delores Canale of Union City, N.J. and Grace White of Hempstead watch on May 7, 1953. The three students at Adelphi College (now Adelphi University) in Garden City, were enrolled in a home economics course designed for women. (Credit: Newsday/ Howard Edwards)

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