National Geographic : 1939 May
© National Geographic Society WHERE MOTHER'S BREAD IS REALLY HOMEMADE At the community bakery in Descente des Femmes, Eva and Marguerite make bread for the village. When a wood fire has heated the oven, coals come out and dough goes in. An hour and a half later, big brown loaves that smell as good as they look are shoveled out. Dufaycolors by Harrison Howell Walker "DOCTOR," POET, AND POSTMASTER-LOUIS VILLENEUVE The grand patriarch ofDescente des Femmes sits inhis red rocking chair by the three-deck stove. Inthis doctorless village, hehas brought many a cousin into the world. Fond ofhis garden, hetypifies his French forebears portrayed in Millet's "The Angelus" onthe wall.