Date on Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation


Document Type

Master's Thesis

Degree Name


Department (Legacy)

College of Arts and Sciences


Bacteria; Molds (Fungi); Yeast


In this day when the erstwhile plebian hog has taken to scaling the social ladder and has climbed beyond the ken of many an honest workman, it behooves the housewife to wage, with double zeal the warfare on our rivals, the molds, yeasts and bacteria who come as unbidden guests eating the very food that we must have, raising enormous families at our expense, frequently making themselves obnoxious as long as the food lasts, then quietly withdrawing into themselves and either waiting for a fresh supply of food or allowing the housewife to start them by the dust-brush route to a new larder.