What are the reasons German Immigrants were able to dominate in the brewing industries? What had caused there to be so many German Immigrants in the Dayton area?
- Dayton Breweries started to take off with Germans:
- Germans had the economy booming with their lager.
- Families were able to hold their own and provide for their families.
- Discrimination occurred during World War I, World War II, and the Prohibition, which had caused most of the breweries to shut down.
- Breweries starting to make a huge comeback in Dayton.
Pastry molds similar to the 17th-century mold studied were used in central Europe for religious celebrations, education and sometimes just for decoration.
- Oldest known molds date back 4,500 years.
- Carved by goldsmiths in 1600s and later in the 1700s by Gingerbread Master baker apprentices
- Most artists are unknown because some bakers only created the one mold required to become a Master Baker and molds were unsigned.
- Most doughs must be dried 24 hours prior to baking in order to maintain their designs. The cookies taste better as they age.
- Several museums have pastry mold collections.
Poster discusses new-student orientation in different eras and addresses the tradition of freshman beanies.