From canning, cooking, and sewing, to raising chickens and raising kids ...
During the Depression, it became even more necessary for women to produce and preserve their own food. Edna Trigg’s pioneering educational work in the area of safe canning was beneficial to numerous rural Texas families during difficult times. Home demonstration agents also were frequently at the forefront of various community improvement efforts.
An important but often overlooked part of Texas history can be found by following the footsteps of early Extension educators -- home demonstration agents who began teaching practical information and household management skills to Texas families a century ago this year, said Texas AgriLife Extension Service experts. . . .
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