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Cleo Murtland

Cleo Murtland, who came to the University in October as Associate 
Professor of Industrial Education, was born May 23, 1873, at Millerstown, 
 Butler County, Pennsylvania. She received her diploma from the State
 Normal at Slippery Rock, Pa., in 1895, and the B.S. degree at Teachers 
College, Columbia University, New York, in 1917.

For twelve years she was 
teacher in the elementary schools of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, teacher 
of arithmetic and civics, Manhattan Trade School of Girls, for four years, 
 and Director of the Worcester Girls Trade School (and organizer) for 
two and one half years. She has also been assistant secretary of the National
 Society for Vocational Education, New York City for three years, and
 Principal (and organizer) of the Trade Schools for Girls, Philadelphia, for one and one half years. During the Summer Sessions of the years
1915-1917 she was instructor at Indiana University, and also during the
 summer of 1917 she was instructor at the Iowa State Agricultural College. 
 These university courses were short courses in teacher training for voca
tional schools. In the Summer Session of 1918 Professor Murtland was 
instructor at the University of Michigan.

Professor Murtland has written
 several articles and books, among them "Industrial Arithmetic for Vocational
 Schools," Heath and Co. 1911. "Study of the Dress and Waist Industry 
of New York," Bulletin 145, U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in collabora
tion with C. A. Prosser, Studies, "Tobacco Industry and Department Stores, 
 Richmond, Va., Vocational Survey of Richmond." Bulletin 162 U.S. Bureau
 of Labor Statistics. Studies—"Knitting Industry, Garment Industries, 
 Laundries. Department Stores, Dressmaking and Millinery Trades, of 
Minneapolis, "Vocational Survey of Minneapolis, U. S. Bureau of Labor
 Statistics, Bulletin 199." "The Garment-making Industries of Cincinnati," 
Chamber of Commerce, Cincinnati, Ohio. These industrial studies were 
made with the help of a number of assistants.