The Tomato Queen of San JoaquinGastronomica
AbstractThe life of Tillie Lewis exemplifies key moments in American food history from the rise of the canning industry to wartime rations to the craze for diet food. Her biography was consciously manipulated and fashioned through the years to make it a quintessential rags-to-riches story. Nonetheless, her accomplishments stand out, marking her as a brilliantly successful woman in an industry dominated by men.
Citation InformationKen Albala. "The Tomato Queen of San Joaquin" Gastronomica Vol. 10 Iss. 2 (2010) p. 55 - 63 ISSN: 1529-3262
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ken-albala/235/