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Instruction in foundation or dress patterns given to home demonstation club members on the porch of a house, 1930s.

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This photograph depicts instruction in foundation or dress patterns on the porch of a house (ca. 1930-1939.)

4-H girls preserving fruits and vegetables

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Four girls practiced canning fruits and vegetables in this photograph.


African American home demonstration agent demonstrating child care skills to African American girls

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In this photograph (ca. 1930), Agricultural Extension's African American division home demonstration on Childcare in North Carolina.

Instructor teaching a group of boys about plumbing at North Carolina State 4-H Short Course, 1932

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An instructor is photographed training early and late teenage boys about plumbing during a NC State Short Course.

African-American boy weaves seat caning onto a chair, Guilford County, North Carolina, September 1937

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A 4-H club member is photographed while weaving seat caning onto a chair in Guilford County, North Carolina in September, 1937.

4-H club members participating in exercises at the Davidson-Rowan 4-H Camp

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This photograph (ca. 1927) depicts 4-H club members of all ages stretching at the Davidson-Rowan 4-H camp.

4-H club member making biscuits

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In this photograph (ca. 1920-1929) a young 4-H Club member is depicted making bisquits.

Rockingham County - April 27, 1940. Annie Soweor of the Ruffin 4-H Club in Rockingham County - [?] as the most outstanding club girl in the county in 1939

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In 1940, Annie Soweor earned the tiitle of "Most Outstanding Club Girl" in Rockingham County. The Extension Service employed competitions that created strong and hard working rural leaders in North Carolina.

Group of women and one man sewing a mattress together, 1940-1941

This image of club members gathered together demonstrates how demonstration clubs formed communities through service.

Little Eck Sims being examined in Brevard during Baby Welfare Week - about 53 babies examined and mothers advised

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Little Eck Sims was examined during Baby Welfare Week. About fifty-three babies and mothers were examined and advised throughout the week.