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Abel, Mary Hinman. Beans, peas, and other legumes as food. Revised, 1906. 38 p.
illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 121)
Care of food in the home. 1910. 46 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 375)
Deals with all kinds of foods in both city and country homes. “In this bulletin Mrs, Abelhas summarized the results of experiments and tests specially undertaken for it, as well as experience acquired in the practical handling of such problems.”
Sugar as food. 1906. 31 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 93)
A useful summary: extent of use; chemical composition; sources; food value; practical use in
dietaries of adults and children; and results. Atwater, Helen W. Bread and bread making. 1910. 47 p. illus. (Agriculture
dept. Farmers' bulletin 389)
Poultry as food. Reprint, 1909. 39 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 182)
Varieties; feeding and fattening in relation to food value; dressing and marketing; marks of good poultry; cooking methods; composition; digestibility; nutritive value; cost; comparisons
with other foods; place in the diet. Atwater, W. O., and Bryant, A. P. The chemical composition of American food
materials. 1906. 87 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Experiment stations
office. Bulletin 28, rev.) 10 cts. Barrows, Anna. Course in the use and preparation of vegetable foods, for movable
and correspondence schools of agriculture. .1912. 98 p. (Agriculture dept. Experiment stations office. Bulletin 245) 10 cts.
Fifteen lectures. But “the course is a study course." By it the students are shown where to get information. They are then expected to look up the references for themselves and apply the
teachings.” Bigelow, W.D., and Howard, Burton J. Soine forms of food adulteration and simple
methods for their detection. 1906. 59 p. (Agriculture dept. Chemistry bureau. Bulletin 100) 10 cts.
Simply written. Bitting, A. W. The canning of peas. 1909. 32 p. illus. (Agriculture dept.
Chemistry bureau. Bulletin 125) 10 cts.
A good account of the industry as well as of the process; contains some facts which may be suggestive to canning clubs.
Experiments on the spoilage of tomato ketchup. 1909. 37 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Chemistry bureau. Bulletin 119) 10 cts.
Written in a fairly popular manner. Tells conditions contributing to spoilage, methods of pre
vention, action of preservatives, and length of time ketchup will keep under varying conditions. Breazeale, J. F. Canning vegetables in the home. 1909. 16 p. illus. (Agri
culture dept. Farmers' bulletin 359)
Very useful in club work.
Recipes and methods; how clubs are organized and contests managed.
culture dept. Plant industry bureau. Bulletin 70) 10 cts.
Chiefly valuable to the teacher for its excellent recipes for macaroni and seminola dishes, on p. 21-31.
Farm and home mechanics, some things that every boy should know how to do
and hence should learn to do in school. 1911. 48 p. illus. (Interior dept. Indian affairs office) 15 cts.
Drawings and directions for making 29 common farm articles; 23 common farm processes, with
directions for learning them. General results of the investigations showing the effect of boric acid and borates upon
digestion and health. 1904. 27 p. 5 cts. (Agriculture dept. Chemistry bureau. Circular 15)
See also Salicylic acid and salicylates. 1906. 12 p. 5 cts. Sulphurous acid and sulphites. 1907, 18 p. illus. 5 cts. Benzoaic acid and benzoates. 1908. 15 p. illus. 5 cts. Formaldehyde. '1908. 16 p. illus. 5 cts.
The above-named circulars of the Chemistry bureau (nos. 31, 37, 39 and 42) popularize three bulle
tins giving the technical details of investigations into the action of these chemicals on foods. Gordon, Martha H. Cookery for workingmen's wives, as taught in Mrs. John
Elder's domestic cookery classes, at Govan, near Glasgow, Scotland. In Treasury department. Monthly consular and trade reports, no. 107, August, 1889. 28 p. 15 cts.
Contains instructive preface, with general directions: Plain household cookery (55 recipes)-Fish (12 recipes)--Puddings (32 recipes)—Bread, sconces, and cakes (24 recipes): Sick room cookery (18 recipes)-General directions for roasting and frying, with hints on waste-Washing-Sanitation
First aid to the sick. Old but good. Gore, H. C. Unfermented apple juice. 1908. 23 p. illus. (Agriculture dept.
Chemistry bureau. Bulletin 118) 5 cts.
Gives a method of keeping apple juice sweet without the use of artificial preservatives. Non
technically written. Gould, H. P. Evaporation of apples. 1907. 38 p. illus. (Agriculture dept.
Farmers' bulletin 291)
Describes the various methods of drying apples to save the lower and less desirable grades from waste.
and Fletcher, W. F. Canning peaches on the farm. 1910. 26 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 426)
Extent of the industry, equipment, practical directions for canning and marketing. Howard, B. J. Tomato ketchup under the microscope: With practical suggestions
to insure a cleanly product. 1911. 14 p. (Agriculture dept. Chemistry bureau. Circular 68) 5 cts.
Written in fairly popular manner. Jaffa, M. S. Nuts and their uses as food. 1908. 28 p. illus. (Agriculture dept.
Farmers' bulletin 332)
Deals also with nut products—butters, milk, pastes, preserves, flours, meals, candy, coffees,
and oils. Langworthy, C. F. Eggs and their uses as food. Revised, 1906. 40 pp. (Agri
culture dept. Farmers' bulletin 128) 5 cts.
Discusses also dessicated eggs; egg powders; and egg substitutes; importance and growth of the industry.
Fish as food. Revised, 1907. 32 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 85)
Food charts. Composition of food materials (etc.) 1910. 15 charts, each about 23.6 x 17.9 in. (Agriculture dept. Experiment stations office. Per set of 15 charts, $1.
CONTENTS.–1. Milk and milk products.-2. Eggs and cheese.-3. Meat, fresh and cured.4. Fish, fish products, and oysters.-5. Butter and other fat-yielding foods.-6. Cereal grains.-7. Bread and other cereal foods.-8. Sugar and similar foods.-9. Roots and succulent vegetables.10. Legumes and corn.-11. Fresh and dried fruits.–12. Fruit and fruit products.-13. Nuts and nut products.-14. Composition, functions, and uses of food.-15. Dietary standards.
The charts are composed of illustrations of the various articles discussed, the elements appearing in colors.
Langworthy, C. F. Food customs and diet in American homes. 1911. 32 p.
(Agriculture dept. Experiment stations office. Circular 110) 5 cts.
An interesting popular discussion of our food habits and their origin; the American diet as compared with that of foreigners'; its adequacy, etc.
The functions and uses of food. Revised, 1906. 11 p. (Agriculture dept. Experiment stations office. • Circular 46) 5 cts.
A brief popular discussion of the principles which should underlio one's choice of diet. Sample menus, tables showing composition of foods, etc.
Potatoes and other root crops as food. 1907. 45 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 295)
Discusses nearly 20 vegetables.
Use of fruit as food. 1907. 38 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 293)
“A summary of the composition, food value, and place in the diet of fresh and preserved fruits, particularly those of temperate regions commonly grown in the United States.” Nontechnically written. and Hund, Caroline L. Cheese and its economical uses in the diet. 1912. 40 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 487) The food value of cheese; kinds used in America; its care; recipes, etc.
- Economical use of meat in the home. 1910. 30 pp. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 391)
Value of meat a food; real cost of different cuts; how to reduce expense for meat in the diet; recipes.
- Mutton and its value in the diet. 1913. 32 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 526)
Also discusses care, cuts, and economy; gives many good recipes. Lessons in cooking for the sick and convalescent. 1913. 32 p. (Interior dept.)
The only publication entirely devoted to this subject. Milner, R. D. The use of milk as food. 1909. 44 p. illus. (Agriculture dept.
Farmers' bulletin 363)
Discusses composition; digestibility; care of milk in the home; use in cooking; and economy as
compared with other foods. There is also a summary of some general information on milk products. Mitchell, Margaret J. Course in cereal foods and their preparation for movable
schools of agriculture. 1908. 78 p. (Agriculture dept. Experiment stations office. Bulletin 200) 10 cts.
Syllabus of 15 lectures, with an equal number of practice exercises; list of reference works; neces
sary apparatus, etc. Outline lessons in housekeeping, including cooking, laundering, dairying, and nurs
ing, for use in Indian schools. 1911. 23 p. illus. (Interior dept. Indian affairs office) 5 cts.
Contains also estimates for equipment and lists of reference and textbooks. The outlines consist
only of subject heads. Parloa, Maria. Canned fruit preserves and jellies: household methods of prepara
tion. 1905. 31 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 203) 5 cts.
Preparation of vegetables for the table. 1906. 48 p. (Agriculture dept.
A general discussion, followed by specific instructions and receipts covering about 45 vegetables. Patrick, G. E. Household tests for the detection of oleomargarine and renovated
butter. 1901. 11 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 131)
Tells also how renovated butter is made.
Rogers, L. A. Bacteria in milk. 1912. 23 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farm
ers' bulletin 490)
Sources of bacteria in milk; factors favoring their development; what they do; the proper
handling and care of milk. Especially useful in rural high and agricultural schools. Some things that girls should know how to do and hence should learn how to do when
in school. 1911. 23 p. (Interior dept. Indian affairs office) 5 cts.
Suggestions in equipment; outlines of 41 exercises in equipment and preparation of food; of 8 in care and equipment of bedrooms; of 6 in housekeeping suggestions; of 13 in cleaning; of 13 in sewing; of 10 in laundering; of 8 in dairying; of 7 in care of the sick; and of 3 in the care of camp
animals. Synopsis of course in sewing. 1911. 38 p. illus. (Interior dept. Indian affairs
office) 10 cts.
Illustrated directions for 17 sewing operations, from hemming to tụcking; followed by outline
lessons to cover 6 terms. Teaching rudiments of cooking in classroom, primary methods and outlines for use
of teachers in Indian schools. 1906. 62 p. (Interior dept. Indian affairs office) 10 cts.
Indicates the correlation of cookery, nature study, and hygiene. Specific directions for each of the first four years; general directions for fifth year and upward. A combination of syllabus questionnaire, outline, and directions to teachers. An appendix contains syllabi of similar courses
given in 3 other schools. Webster, Edwin H. Butter making on the farm. 1905. 31 p. (Agriculture dept.
Farmers' bulletin 241)
Well-defined rules, "which, if followed, will insure success.” Whittaker, George M., Rogers, L. A., and Hunt, Caroline L. The care of milk
and its use in the home. 1910. 20 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 413)
How to care for milk in the home; home pasteurization; food value. Very practical and useful
in any domestic science course. Woods, Charles D. Food value of corn and corn products. 1907. 40 p. illus.
(Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 298)
Deals with digestibility, wholesomeness and economy of corn and all manner of corn foods. Nontechnical
Meats: composition and cooking. Revised, 1904. 31 p. illus. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 34)
Structure, texture, flavor, digestibility, and food values of meats; diagrams of the various cuts. Exhaustive tables. Useful both as text and reference work.
and Snyder, Harry. Cereal breakfast foods. 1906. 36 p. (Agriculture dept. Farmers' bulletin 249)
Grains used; value and cost as compared with other foods; how to make home-made cereal foods and coffee substitutes.
ECONOMICS. Abstracts of reports of Immigration commission. 1910. 2 vols. 902+900 p. (61st
Cong. 3d sess. Senate doc. no. 747) Each vol. 60 cts.; buckram, 75 cts.
Includes Commission's complete reports on immigration conditions in Hawaii, immigration and insanity, immigrants in charity hospitals, alien seamen and stowaways, contract labor and induced and assisted immigration, the Greek padrone system in United States, and
peonage. A digest of some 40 volumes of reports. Anderson, G. E. Railway situation in China. 1911. 32 p. (Commerce dept. For
eign and domestic commerce bureau. Special consular reports, no. 48) 5 cts.
A general survey of conditions; detailed study of the five principal groups, and statement of opportunities for Americans. An informative and very interesting paper.
Census bureau. Bulletins.
The bulletins of the 13th census (1910) were issued in the following series: Population, 2 series, one giving population of cities, counties, and minor civil divisions with comparative statistics for 1890, 1900, and 1910, and the other giving composition and characteristics of population, namely, color, nativity, sex, illiteracy, etc.; Agriculture, 2 series, one giving statistics for states and counties, and the other giving statistics concerning farms and farm property, live stock, principal crops and farm expenses; Manufactures; Irrigation. Each bulletin in the several series contains statistics for one state or territory, and is sold for the uniform price of 5 cents. Bulletins and other publications not included in these series are listed below:
Abstract of census, statistics of population, agriculture, manufactures, and mining for United States, states and principai cities; with supplement for Maine containing statistics for state, counties, cities and other divisions. 1912. 643 p. illus. 4o. Cloth, $1.
Other editions will be issued having for supplements statistics for the other states.
Center of population and median lines, continental United States. 8 p. 5 cts.
Manufactures, United States, abstract of statistics of manufactures for states, cities, and industries. 96 p. 4o. 10 cts.
Population, New York city, number of inhabitants by enumeration districts. 23 p. 5 cts.
Population, United States, abstract, age, and marital condition. p. 121– 167. 4o. [From 13th census, 1910, Abstract] 5 cts.
Population, United States, abstract, color or race, nativity, parentage, and sex. p. 77-119. illus. 4o. (From 13th census, 1910, Abstract] 5 cts.
Population, United States, abstract, state of birth of native population. p. 169-186. illus. 4o. (From 13th census, 1910, Abstract] 5 cts.
Population, United States, population of cities. 46 p. 5 cts.
Population, United States, population of counties and equivalent subdivisions. 30 p. 5 cts.
Population, United States, population of incorporated places. 111 p. 4o. 15 cts.
Statement showing result of enumeration according to 13th decennial census, taken Apr. 15, 1910. 2 p. (61st Cong., 3d sess. Senate doc. no. 704) 5 cts. NOTE.—A summary of population by states.
Statistics for Maine containing statistics of population, agriculture, manufactures and mining for state, counties, cities and other divisions. 1913. p. 563-643. illus. 4o. 15 cts.
. NOTE.—This is a reprint of the Supplement for Maine published with Abstract of census. Convict labor. 1906. 794 p. (Commissioner of labor. 20th annual report)
Valuable tor detailed advanco work. Department of labor. Bulletins.
The numbers of this series appeared regularly every other month till May 1912. They constitute an invaluable fue to the student of economics. A list of the leading articles which appear in the . periodical will be sent on application to the Department of labor. Exports of manufactures from United States and their distribution by articles and
countries, 1800 to 1906. 63 p. 4o. (Commerce dept. Statistics bureau)
Gannett, Henry. Statistical atlas of the United States, based upon results of 12th
census of the United States, 1900. 91 p. illus. maps. 4o. (Interior dept.) Cloth, $4.00.
This report contains over 200 plates, many of them colored, showing graphically statistics in regard to age and sex, distribution, nationality, literacy, etc., of population, also agricultural and manufactured products, etc.