Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1916 Page: 37
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Home Economics De
Arledge, Lillian Lindley, Gladys Arledge,
Branch, Lorah Richeson, Mamie Branch,
Callaway, Myra -allawa
Callaway, Myra Sewell, Mrs. J. P. Coe, Al:
~~Co~~~~~e, Ali~ce~ _Coons,
H oSmith, llieEcs
Cunningham, Allye Maye Smith, Lilie Cunning
Harp, Ova Taylor, Mary Creath,
Hitson, Mary Zellner, Wilna Estes, A
"Man can live without music
Man can live without a book
But a civilized man
Can not live without a cook.'
*\1 ~At the beginning of this school session the department home and
of Home Economics was introduced into our institution. its health,
Both the Domestic Science and Domestic Art classes have Each of
proved to be the pride and joy of all those girls who have of interest
entered into this pleasant and valuable work. wholesome
A. C. C. has ever kept up to the standard in offering4to
her students the very best which can be given them. She ipre
realizes the value of a practical education along with the
Home making is the greatest calling a person may have dainty han
and realizing the importance of training for this God given as househ(
trust, many of our young ladies enjoy the privilege of dresses, gi
fitting themselves for the responsibilities of a real home. unless it b(
It is the aim of this department to instill into the hearts cooking wl
of the young people a deeper love and respect for the salads, pie'
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:ham, Allye Maye
Sewell, Mrs. J. P.
to teach them to provide for its necessities,
its comforts, its beauty, and its happiness.
the cooking and sewing classes have been full
and enthusiasm. To be able to cook and serve
and dainty meals, even though they may be
e, is a great art. Not only does it add to the
f the home but the health of the individuals is
I only make a few visits to the sewing room to
work the girls are doing there. To see the
d-work and the machine sewing on such things
old linens, underwear, and linen and organdie
ves one a picture such as cannot be equaled
e that of the girls in cap and apron canning fruit,
lolesome meals, together with dainty desserts,
s, cakes, ices and candies.
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