Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1939 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 4, 1939
Page 9
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Cxwnttj SVbtmnrc APRIL 4,1939 fCTURES SHOW GROWTH OF SCHOOL, FAIR hre's How the 1935 School Looked-Were You There? [Sfit * r - ^ j-»f-.. .1 : * GJT-J '^^rfefe' K£m& A T TENTH ANNIVERSARIES it is customary to look back over the road traveled, and the Advance is proud to present the recent history of the Cooking School and Home Fair in Pictures. The first school was held in quarters over the Foster store. It was moved to the Bryant building after the new high school was completed, and in 1936 was moved to the new high school building, occupying both the auditorium and the gymnasium. One of the earliest and perhaps the most famous demonstrator to come here was Gladys Looney, who was, here two years, and who now gives schools to crowds of 5,000 women via loud speaker,? at such large affairs as the Chicago Tribune Cooking School, and the Des Moines Register school. We at the Advance are proud of this school, and the huge amount of work involved is amply repaid by the increasing crowds, for we know that women are finding much of value at each year's session. Be sure to be there this week. Year 1800 Saw the Demonstrations— Here We Are at the 1937 School- ousands of Dollars in New Home Equipment on Display »st Year's Exhibits Filled the Gym— In 1936 at the First Enlarged Home Fair— 1 i ii .**.., lE HOM B PAIR got its start from a few displays around the borders of the chairs at the schools in the Bryant building, as can be seen in the 1935 pic- top of the page. In 1936 it was enlarged and separated, and in 1938 the gym at the new j^ g^opi. Women (and many men) have had to compare equipment in one room casually or carefully as, they wished °»aay have expressed their pleasure at this convenience. Men particularly lake advantage of the opportunity to see these displays. And in 193? the Fair Looked Like This— le Women Like the Exhibits- sfF£<y'is« s-fei-S i*** " rj

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