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Best Breadmaker In Iowa Award, 1912, Goes To 11-Year-Old Girl

“Lois is such a little girl that she had to get on her knees on the stool in the cooking laboratory in order to knead her bread,” an official from the college in Ames said. The spokesperson was describing how Lois Edmonds, an 11-year- old girl from Page County, became the best breadmaker in Iowa […]