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Annual report of the Bayfield County Agricultural Agent Washburn, Wisconsin: 1940
(1940)

Home demonstration,   pp. 9-14 ff. PDF (1.4 MB)


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comnosed the Demonstration Council. In April the Executive Com-
mittee, consisting of the four center chairmen, miet with the
Home Agent to consider needs and desires of Homemakers as learned
from questionnaires, conversation, and observation. An outline
of subjects was prepared from which Homemakers could select the
following yearst program.   Copies of this outline were sent to
all clubs so that members could discuss what they would like to
have included this year. In May, club presidents attended the
County-wide Planning Meeting and after further discussion voted
for the subjects desired.   The subjects -elected were: "Foods and
Nutritions," including Food and Health, and Vegetable Cookery;
"Clothing," including Care and Repair of the Sewing Machine, Use
of Sewing Machine Attachments, and Achieving the Made-to-order
Effect.
                  Project Activities and Results
                            Clothing
     Bayfield County's major project for 1939-40 was "Clothing."
The long-time objectives in this project, as set up by leaders,
are: To economize on the clothing budget and still maintain a
well dressed appearance for all members of the family, and to
improve methods of clothing construction.
     Twenty-six clubs were active in the Clothing Project this
year. It was our goal to have 60% of the club members clean and
repair their sewing machines, and to make it possible for each
member to bring discarded and out-moded clothing up to date by
using improved methods of construction. Seventy-four percent of


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