Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Related Collections
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Historical Sketch
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Subject Terms
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club
- Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Records Addendum
- Inclusive Dates
- ca 1928–2012
- MC 1207a
- 1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Records Addendum was donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on December 29, 2004 by JoAnn W. Thompson of Clarksville, Arkansas. A related scrapbook donated by Thompson in April 1998 has also been incorporated into the collection as folders 12-15.
Processed by Jill Knoke-Staggs; completed in June 2012. Updated by Katrina Windon in April 2017 to complete the collection inventory and incorporate an additional donation.
Preferred Form of Citation
Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Records Addendum (MC 1207a), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Extension work in Johnson County began in 1911 and its main purpose was a close cooperation with the local farmers. The first county agent, R.P. Walton, was sent out to promote among the farmers new methods and projects recommended by the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture and the United States Department of Agriculture. The first Home Demonstration Agent, Bird Dunlap, started introducing then recently discovered methods of home canning. From these modest beginnings, the Extension work has grown and reached almost every farm family in the county with the aim of bringing about a better way of living for rural families.
Scope and Content Note
Materials in this collection include Johnson County Club yearbooks (2000-2005) and education handbooks (1992-1995), Arkansas State annual meeting programs (1935, 1937), and a Coal Hill Chapter photocopied scrapbook (1933-1944), as well as a scrapbook (ca 1928-1995) containing photocopies of clippings, song lyrics, photographs, annual reports, and other materials regarding the Johnson County EHC that were compiled by JoAnn Thompson.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged by topic.
The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:
- Home economics--Arkansas--Johnson County
- Home demonstration work--Arkansas--Johnson County
- Women--Arkansas--Johnson County--Societies and clubs
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
|Box 1||Folder 1||
|Box 1||Folder 2||
|Box 1||Folder 3||
Coal Hill Club Scrapbook, 1933-1944 (Photocopy)
|Box 1||Folder 4||
Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Clubs Annual Meeting Programs, 1935, 1937
|Box 1||Folder 5||
Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Clubs Annual Meeting Programs, 1933-1937
|Box 1||Folder 6||
Helen Jones' Quilt Patterns, 1930
|Box 1||Folder 7||
Oark Extension Homemakers Club Scrapbook (photocopy), 1962-1971
|Box 1||Folder 8||
Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council Oral History Program, 2011
|Box 1||Folder 9||
Johnson County General Information, 2010
|Box 1||Folder 10||
History of Knoxville, AR, 1986
|Box 1||Folder 11||
Family and Community Education Clubs Handbook, 1992-1995
|Box 1||Folder 12-15||
Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Scrapbook [removed from binder] , ca 1928-1995
|Box 2||Item 1||
Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Scrapbook (photocopies) , ca 1956-19655
|Box 2||Item 2||
Copy of Council Scrapbook (photocopies) [removed from plastic binding] , ca 1960-2012
END OF COLLECTION