Morning Throwback: in the early 1900s, being a domestic scientist wasn’t nearly as cool as it sounded


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In 1910, the people at the old Technical School on College Street thought they were so slick. Yeah, sure, the fancy class description read “domestic science” class but, in actuality, it was nothing but a run-of-the-mill cooking class. Bunsen burners were replaced by stovetops and frying pans and the discovery of mould on food was a very, very bad thing. But what do you expect from a class full of women?

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