Monday, October 15, 2012

15 October 1910: 57 Cakes Submitted, Only 5 Winners

On this day in 1910, the Athens Banner published the winners of the Young Women's Christian Association Cake Contest:

Though the Y.W.C.A was quite modern, as an organization that not only recognized the need for young, single women to work and be educated, and therefore, also need a safe place to stay when they came to cities on their own, they realized that barbeques, bake sales, other contests remained an acceptable way to raise money for these efforts.

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