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Irwin Holmes

First African American to captain athletic team

Biographical sketch of John D. Wray, the first african american club leader in North Carolina.

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A biographical sketch highlighting the work of John D. Wray, the first African American 4-H club leader in North Carolina.

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.

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.

Portrait of Chancellor John T. Caldwell

Portrait of Chancellor John T. Caldwell, taken in 1962

Black Enrollment Increase -Hire African American Coach

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1971 Article in the Technician about the hiring of the first Negro Coach ---Athletic Director Willis Casey.

Irwin Holmes

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Irwin Holmes was one of the first African Americans to enroll at N.C. State in 1956, and the first to earn an undergraduate degree in 1960. He also became the first African American to captain an athletic team, serving as co-captain of the tennis…