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Hurley, R. V.; Clark, J. W.; Blodau, Violet V. / County and home agents' report--1942 [Dane County, Wisconsin]
(1942)

Community activities and cooperation with other agencies,   p. 33 PDF (295.0 KB)


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with the Civilian Defense nutrition committee; "'Consmer P roblem. of
the Homemaker#
by the Civilian Defense consumer interests committees "Conserving Clothing"
with
clothing specialist; 'Good Gardens are a Wartime Necessity" with Agricultural
Agent;
"To Control Inflation - Be Self Sufficientw, "Dane County at the
State Pair" with
4-H Club members. Announcements of local meetings, especially for Volunteer
War
Service work, have been generously made by tIBA.
        Both local and city newspapers have been very cooperative in publishing
items related to this work.
        Circular letters and a Christmas newsletter have also been employed
to aid
in serving as many homes as possible.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND COOPERATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES
        In cooperation with the State Department of Agriculture and the Dane
County
lbderation of Rural Clubs, a county dairy recipe contest was sponsored in
November,
1941. The same rules and judges were used as those for a similar contest
being
conducted by the state at the same time. These and the recipes winning the
state
contest are to appear in a cook book to be published by the State Department
of
Agriculture.
        Use r'"t food value of dairy products was discussed with a group
of the
American Association of University Women.
        Assistance was given to adult vocational classes at Mazomanie and
at Roxbury.
        Pood preservation related to source of supply, equipment available,
and
adequate storage in city homes was discussed at the Madison Nutrition Center,
        A discussion was conducted and exhibits shown of wartime clothing
and food
problems at a meeting with wives of AJ.AR. community committeemen,
        Assistance was given at the University with a Farm and Home Week
exhibit
and a Public Affairs Institute.
        Nutrition was discussed with local city groups such as Parent Teacherst
study groups, community clubs, etc,
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