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I just returned from working in the bakery. As I've told you before in my letters all of the domestic economy students work two and one-half hours every clay in the dining room, the kitchen, laundry or the bakery. This week I am helping five other ladies with the baking. Today we made apple pies for tomorrow and baked bread for the evening meal. Mother, you would really die to see the amounts of food the young men do eat. In fact, members of the faculty have had a special table set aside for those who are noticed eating far too much or wasting food.
"A Day In A Coed's Life - 1878,"
The Iowa Homemaker: Vol. 37
, Article 6.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/homemaker/vol37/iss8/6