Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Records Addendum

MC 1207a

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University of Arkansas Libraries

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Jill Knoke-Staggs, 2012. Updated by Katrina Windon, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club
Title
Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Records Addendum
Inclusive Dates
ca 1928–2012
Identification
MC 1207a
Extent
1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

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.

Processing Information

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.

Related Collections

Johnson County Extension Homemakers Club Records (MC 1207)

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.

Historical Sketch

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.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Yearbooks, 2000-2004

Box 1 Folder 2

Yearbooks, 2005-2012

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

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