Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food (Annotated)

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While Betty Crocker is often associated with 1950s happy homemaking, she originally belonged to a different generation. Created in 1921 as a "friend to homemakers" for the Washburn Crosby Company (a forerunner to General Mills) in Minneapolis, her purpose was to answer consumer mail. "She" was actually the women of the Home Service Department who signed Betty's name. Eventually, Betty Crocker's local radio show on WCCO expanded, and audiences around the nation tuned her in, tried her money-saving recipes, and wrote Betty ...

Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816650187

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Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food 2005, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743265010

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Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food 2005, Thorndike Press, Waterville, ME

ISBN-13: 9780786276851

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