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4-H clubs -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arch Ellis, Photographer, Nitrate Negatives of 4-H Camps and Other Subjects

Collection Number: A&M 3846
Overview Nitrate negatives of photographs taken by Arch Ellis of Weston, West Virginia, mainly regarding 4-H Camps held at Jackson's Mill. The main subject of the photographs is campers at the various 4-H Camps (Boys, Girls, Farm Women's, and Volunteer) participating in camp activities. These activities include musical performances by campers; metalworking, weaving, hat making, and other arts and crafts activities; swimming, archery and other sports; and dancing, among other activities. Other...
Dates: 1926-1941, undated

Arch Ellis, Photographer, Photography of 4-H Camps and Other Subjects

Collection Number: A&M 4162
Scope and Contents Includes more than 300 negatives by Arch Ellis of Weston, West Virginia, mainly regarding 4-H Camps held at Jackson's Mill, created circa 1930-1955. Subjects include a Rural Electrification School (1941), home economics classes, feeder calf and beef shows and sales, demonstration of electrical appliances (1952), Jackson's Mill scenes, Rural Youth of USA (1951), boys and girls camp events, Farm Women's Bureau Exhibit (1938), Mine Safety Day, Meal Planning/School Lunch Exhibit, Europeans and...
Dates: circa 1930s-1950s

Frances Hunter Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2860

Diary of a female teenager from Pocohontas County, Frances Hunter, documenting her social life and other activities, including athletics, movies, parties, and 4-H camp. She mentions seeing General Pershing, General Petain, and President Hoover at Williamsburg. This is a candid statement of everyday life of a young woman in east-central West Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1930-1939

West Virginia University, Agricultural Extension Service, 4-H Records

Collection Number: A&M 5221
Scope and Contents This collection has been minimally processed.Includes county-by-county records of all 4-H members who attended the National 4-H Congress in Chicago from the 1930s-1990s. This was a major national event, and represented the pinnacle of the National 4-H Awards Program. Each one of these records contains a fairly detailed report on project work, and many contain photographs, first person stories, and other information. These records would be extremely valuable to someone...
Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

West Virginia University, Extension Program, History

Collection Number: A&M 2282
Overview 87 pages of typescript describing the history, organization, and structure of the Extension program in West Virginia during the years 1918 to 1933. Special attention and credit is given to projects developed and implemented by Director Nat T. Frame. Subjects include agriculture, 4-H program, camp at Jackson's Mill, community planning, farm organizations, land use planning, reforestation programs, National Forests, parks, conservation groups, conservation activities of civic groups including...
Dates: 1918-1933

West Virginia University, Extension Service, Photographs and Printed Material

Collection Number: A&M 5235
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs and printed material from the West Virginia University Extension Service. The photographs include 4-H camps, Farm Women's Clubs and other various activities. Many are unidentified or undated. The printed material includes some annual reports, Extension Service publications regarding wildlife and tourism, and books on regional colleges and extension programs. Also included are photographs and reports from Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV.

Dates: 1900-2011